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Touch Research A project for Communication Design M1 HTWG Constance Summer Term 2008 Part 0: Introduction, Topics, and Student Presentations (Class 1 and 2)


Introduction


Me, Myself, and I


You!


Participants Dani Costa Filipe Felix Seyfarth Fan Zhang Florian Roebig Joel L端ck Laura Pabst Liesa Maier Stefan Herzet


Time and Place On Wednesdays 8:45 AM – 11:15 AM M003


Spaces Organization & Private Presentations/ Results: http:// ww.serverkd.de Public Results: http://tinyurl.com/4ufc7c and http:// www.slideshare.net/haraldf


Phase 1: Inspiration


Goal for the Next Session


Touch Tisch -> Touch History


A little bit of history ‌


1.  Pre-history: How did humans interact with computers between 1940 and 1970? Were there computers anyway? 2.  CLI: How could one interact via a command line interface? Disadvantages? Advantages?


3.  Mouse: Who invented the mouse? How did ancient mice look like? 4.  Alternatives: Are there alternatives to the mouse?


5.  iPhone: Present the iPhone. What is special concerning HCI? 6.  Bill Buxton: Present Bill Buxton’s overview of multi-touch.


Links


Konrad Zuse http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konrad_Zuse ENIAC http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ENIAC CLI http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Command_line_interface Douglas Engelbart http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Engelbart Finger gestures, mouse alternatives discussion on Fog Creek Software http://discuss.fogcreek.com/joelonsoftware/default.asp? cmd=show&ixPost=56366


iPhone ad http://www.apple.com/iphone/ads/ad5/ Edward Tufte’s iPhone video http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/ iphone-video.adp Bill Buxton on multi-touch http://www.billbuxton.com/ multitouchOverview.html Four multi-touch videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcKqyn-gUbY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id43juZ3_o0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4Kl3_aU1bY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttQOQDu-IQs


Student Presentations


1.  Pre-history: How did humans interact with computers between 1940 and 1970? Were there computers anyway? 2.  CLI: How could one interact via a command line interface? Disadvantages? Advantages?


3.  Mouse: Who invented the mouse? How did ancient mice look like? 4.  Alternatives: Are there alternatives to the mouse?


5.  iPhone: Present the iPhone. What is special concerning HCI? 6.  Bill Buxton: Present Bill Buxton’s overview of multi-touch.


Credits


Via Creative Commons on flickr: Libraryman www.flickr.com/libraryman/718450202/ Photocapy www.flickr.com/photocapy/250355140/ Philippe Tarbouriech www.flickr.com/phitar/7201140/ Dezz www.flickr.com/residae/2560241604/ Joe www.flickr.com/joesflickr/711358450/ Mike Bitzenhofer www.flickr.com/bitzcelt/1450900070/ Derrick Mealiffe www.flickr.com/dmealiffe/171720479/ Maurizio D'Arrigo www.flickr.com/keylosa/184606430/ Cheon Fong Liew www.flickr.com/liewcf/894035077/ Library of Congress www.flickr.com/library_of_congress/ 2516566660/


University of Applied Sciences Constance, Faculty for Communication Design, Project “Touch Research”: http://www.htwg-konstanz.de http://www.kd.fh-konstanz.de/dina8/daten_e.php?wodenn=will http://www.felgner.ch/2008/04/touch_research.html


Touch Research 0: Class and Presentations [Handouts]