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O&O: A DIY toolkit for designing and rapid prototyping olfactory interfaces

Yuxuan Lei, Qi Lu, Yingqing Xu
2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
To demonstrate its capability, we presented a) a demonstration overview, including b) an aromatic mask, c) a scentnotifcation watch, d) a scent-enhanced cofee cup-holder, e) an olfactory augmented VR headset  ...  , and f) a desktop olfactory display.  ...  We thank all the participants who joined in our workshop and solo DIY activities, as well as Shaoen Ma and Li Huang, who helped proofread the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491102.3502033 fatcat:limrkzf5g5b3ra3jf7ldhtpk5m

A low-cost, wearable, do-it-yourself functional near-infrared spectroscopy (DIY-fNIRS) headband

Francis Tsow, Anupam Kumar, SM Hadi Hosseini, Audrey Bowden
2021 HardwareX  
Among functional neuromonitoring modalities, functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) is well regarded for its potential for miniaturization, good spatial and temporal resolutions, and resilience  ...  With ease of operation and comfort in mind, the system is encased in a soft, lightweight cloth and silicone enclosure.  ...  It can be programmed using a T.I. MSP-TS430PW28A target board and a T.I. Flash Emulation Tool (F.E.T.) programmer.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ohx.2021.e00204 pmid:34734152 pmcid:PMC8562714 fatcat:hc5v2fdfdvbcdpkidixh4674m4

Unlocking the efficiency of genomics laboratories with robotic liquid-handling

Houriiyah Tegally, James Emmanuel San, Jennifer Giandhari, Tulio de Oliveira
2020 BMC Genomics  
Here, we describe the state-of-the-art technology of both sophisticated and do-it-yourself (DIY) robotic liquid-handlers and provide a practical review of the motivation, implications and requirements  ...  A number of points need to be carefully considered before introducing robots into biological laboratories.  ...  Gilson User- programmable ND 4hrs18mins generic ND ND ND 47,761 Hudson Robotics User- programmable 30mins/copy 96-well plate, with tip changes every time ND generic Liquid  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12864-020-07137-1 pmid:33081689 fatcat:r6rl7ophzfgzro3rvnakhnxd4u

Practical, appropriate, empirically-validated guidelines for designing educational games

Conor Linehan, Ben Kirman, Shaun Lawson, Gail Chan
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '11  
Describes a multi-touch steering wheel as novel in-car user interface. Presents a user-defined gesture set and a comparative study to conventional UIs for infotainment systems.  ...  that integrates a blimp with a virtual avatar to create a unique telepresence system.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1978942.1979229 dblp:conf/chi/LinehanKLC11 fatcat:xxy5vdbobbbh3dbwkzh6w76zqq

STARTS Prize'19. Excerpt CyberArts 2019: International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica [chapter]

Hannes Leopoldseder, Christine Schöpf, Gerfried Stocker
2019 Zenodo  
power and control from the designers/companies to the end users of the products.  ...  Through a simple app, the user can train Alias to react on a custom wake word/sound and, once trained, Alias can take control over your home assistant by activating it for you.  ...  Ervinck's work in short oscillates between the static and the dynamic, prospecting new virtual or utopian territories.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3541818 fatcat:kbqeqru22bfyxbo47wtkmep67e

Civic Technologies: Research, Practice and Open Challenges [article]

Pablo Aragon, Adriana Alvarado Garcia, Christopher A. Le Dantec, Claudia Flores-Saviaga, Jorge Saldivar
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Although Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) communities have shown a growing interest in researching issues around civic technologies, yet most research still  ...  European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2016-754433.  ...  The Multi-Modal Participatory Platform To achieve this goal, we set up a multi-modal civic engagement platform that combines online and onsite participatory channels.  ... 
arXiv:2012.00515v1 fatcat:r7sszjpyifgnvhnmiddojwjglm

From 5G to 6G Technology: Meets Energy, Internet-of-Things and Machine Learning: A Survey

Mohammed Najah Mahdi, Abdul Rahim Ahmad, Qais Saif Qassim, Hayder Natiq, Mohammed Ahmed Subhi, Moamin Mahmoud
2021 Applied Sciences  
To this end, we present our vision on how the 6G communication networks should look like to support the applications of these domains.  ...  The main contribution of this work is to provide a more comprehensive perspective, challenges, requirements, and context for potential work in the 6G communication standard.  ...  A QC-assisted and QML-based framework for 6G communication networks was proposed, where it outlined the infrastructure, edge, air interface, and user end.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11178117 fatcat:4vtzn5cae5eqtnzobtvzysi6mm

Policy-making in Pakistan's population programme

1996 Health Policy and Planning  
The resulting instability of the population programmes is analyzed in terms of: a) the rivalry between the separate population and health programmes within government; b) the politically charged problem  ...  Pakistan launched one of the first population control programmes in the 1950s, yet has lagged far behind other countries in effectively implementing or developing its understanding of population programmes  ...  He took up the offer of assistance in population by calling a committee to review the programme as a whole.  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapol/11.1.30 fatcat:2fq6rk3dnffw5kkjzxoecacgnu

Processpatching, Defining New Methods in aRtD

Anne Nigten
2009 Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology  
They consider the rapid turnover, direct feedback from the end-users or participants, and the integration of and technology research programme Creativity & Cognition Research  ...  Would user driven multiple modalities in an integrated perceptual environment enable a significant change in the cultural practice?  ...  ), and provides a very complex and customizable "linking system" with various "trails", created by the users.  ... 
doi:10.1162/leon.2009.42.5.478 fatcat:kjfy6uktcfaabamfkrovvyczbe


Stacey Kuznetsov, Eric Paulos, Mark D. Gross
2010 Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems - DIS '10  
We evaluate WallBots as a low-cost DIY authoring tool for public artists and activists.  ...  for public expression across a range of surfaces.  ...  to interactive walls, floors, and multi-modal visualizations and large media façades [6, 12] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1858171.1858208 dblp:conf/ACMdis/KuznetsovPG10 fatcat:vjpohssnb5fgvgn6zui4h7dh24

PPG EduKit: An Adjustable Photoplethysmography Evaluation System for Educational Activities

Ángel Solé Morillo, Joan Lambert Cause, Vlad-Eusebiu Baciu, Bruno da Silva, Juan C. Garcia-Naranjo, Johan Stiens
2022 Sensors  
In this work, an adjustable PPG-based educational device called PPG EduKit, which aims to facilitate the learning of the PPG technology for a wide range of engineering and medical disciplines is proposed  ...  Through the use of this educational platform, the PPG signal can be understood, modified and implemented along with the extraction of its relevant physiological information from a didactic, intuitive and  ...  PPG in DIY Solutions In recent years, the PPG technology has been integrated in DIY projects.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22041389 pmid:35214290 pmcid:PMC8963096 fatcat:bq2lykcbuzamvlgfval67hehcy

Multimedia Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Survey

Ali Nauman, Yazdan Ahmad Qadri, Muhammad Amjad, Yousaf Bin Zikria, Muhammad Khalil Afzal, Sung Won Kim
2020 IEEE Access  
This paper provides a comprehensive survey of M-IoT with an emphasis on architecture, protocols, and applications. This article starts by providing a horizontal overview of the IoT.  ...  Then, we discuss the issues considering the characteristics of multimedia and provide a summary of related M-IoT architectures.  ...  The authors formulated a multi-objective optimization problem to minimize the end-to-end packet error rate, time, and energy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2964280 fatcat:ilihkpik65bdvblyal6rp7tb2y

Reachy, a 3D-Printed Human-Like Robotic Arm as a Testbed for Human-Robot Control Strategies

Sébastien Mick, Mattieu Lapeyre, Pierre Rouanet, Christophe Halgand, Jenny Benois-Pineau, Florent Paclet, Daniel Cattaert, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Aymar de Rugy
2019 Frontiers in Neurorobotics  
In particular, providing a human "pilot" with efficient ways to drive such a robotic arm requires thorough testing prior to integration into a finished system.  ...  To fulfill this need for a biomimetic test platform, we present Reachy, a human-like life-scale robotic arm with seven joints from shoulder to wrist.  ...  (performed by a virtual avatar or a wearable prosthesis).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbot.2019.00065 pmid:31474846 pmcid:PMC6703080 fatcat:dh62tw6ovnc6bbz54kahpuueki

Academia permeating society through Citizen Science: Use cases of engagement in Higher Education

Katerina Zourou
2020 Zenodo  
UCAR assists the GLOBE programme with implementation. 7. HE staff investment: Mostly academic. Interns are also involved (source). 8.  ...  She is currently a lecturer in international LET Master's Degree Programme and a teacher educator in technology-oriented teacher education programme.  ...  Antoine Blanchard is in charge of a portfolio of transversal innovation programmes at the University of Bordeaux, within the Innovation, Partnerships, and Corporate Engagement Department.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3932215 fatcat:jfdlespsa5cgfoms4wscders44

Musical Instruments for Novices: Comparing NIME, HCI and Crowdfunding Approaches [chapter]

Andrew McPherson, Fabio Morreale, Jacob Harrison
2019 Msphere  
Designing musical instruments to make performance accessible to novice musicians is a goal which long predates digital technology.  ...  QuNeo, 3D Multi-touch Open Source MIDI & USB Pad Controller 09/01/12 $165k MIDI pad controller QuNeo is a break-through 3D pad controller for electronic musicians, digital DJs, VJs & DIY hackers providing  ...  multi-touch control.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-92069-6_12 fatcat:w5k7lye4rvacxkyuilwgt27bvu
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