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Towards New Ambient Light Systems: a Close Look at Existing Encodings of Ambient Light Systems

Andrii Matviienko, Maria Rauschenberger, Vanessa Cobus, Janko Timmermann, Jutta Fortmann, Andreas Löcken, Heiko Müller, Christoph Trappe, Wilko Heuten, Susanne Boll
2015 Interaction Design and Architecture(s)  
By analyzing existing ambient light systems, we provide a first step towards developing guidelines for designing future ambient light systems.  ...  In this paper we provide a systematic overview of existing ambient light systems over four identified information classes derived from 72 existing ambient light systems.  ...  An Overview of Existing Ambient Light Systems In this section we provide an overview of existing ALS to observe trends in the light encodings and define similarities among the existing ALS.  ... 
doaj:11225d6e90da42f6a4b99b09d9cbc9d8 fatcat:zef2ffb2zvcpzjpizaluptkdiy

Ambient intelligent environments and environmental decisions via agent-based systems

Gabriel Becerra, Rob Kremer
2011 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
This work introduces an alternative approach to designing ambient intelligent environments by using a multi-agent system consisting of agents that represent inhabitants (humans, animals, plants, and objects  ...  Inhabitants are able to compromise their own needs for the betterment of the environment as a whole.  ...  Generating new members in a setting where a fixed number of individuals must exist, implies that certain members have to be filtered out or replaced.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-011-0056-0 fatcat:chfllsgvezeydk7ottvkuh4icq

Design and Implementation of Light Fidelity Communication Systems

Menna Allah Mahmoud, Kamel Rahouma, Khaid Sayd
2022 Journal of Advanced Engineering Trends  
This research looks into the design of a low-cost Light Fidelity (Li Fi) system using a solar panel as a photodetector.  ...  July 2023 The data transferred at a speed of 100 Kbps. The use of filter circuit at the receiver minimized the effect of ambient light noise.  ... 
doi:10.21608/jaet.2021.79269.1113 fatcat:zhr5qj3uy5hatbsujptnhdkco4

The case of sculpting atmospheres: towards design principles for expressive tangible interaction in control of ambient systems

Philip Ross, David V. Keyson
2005 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
A case study of a tangible expressive interface to control a living room atmosphere projection system (orchestrating living room lighting, audio and video-art) is presented to illustrate and reflect upon  ...  A challenge facing designers of such systems is to create interfaces that fit in people's everyday contexts and incorporate the values of daily life.  ...  Philip Ross conducted the case study as his master's thesis at Delft University of Technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-005-0062-3 fatcat:gescdiaxgbgplatxoxfwlwpmqy

A Review of Indoor Optical Wireless Systems

Chaturi Singh, Joseph John, Y N Singh, K K Tripathi
2002 IETE Technical Review  
This paper presents a review of the most significant issues related to infrared communication technology, which will enable the realization of future high performance and cost-effective indoor optical  ...  wireless systems.  ...  Interference from ambient light sources The dominant source of noise in indoor optical wireless systems is ambient light, which is typically a combination of fluorescent light, sunlight, and incandescent  ... 
doi:10.1080/02564602.2002.11417006 fatcat:cfdrrulb5bgftgy5ak7d5wesfm

Spatial Augmented Reality Based Customer Satisfaction Enhancement and Monitoring System

Udaya Dampage, D. A. Egodagamage, A. U. Waidyaratne, D. A. W. Dissanayaka, A. G. N. M. Senarathne
2021 IEEE Access  
The resulting insights may lay a foundation for a novel approach towards the management of user-experience, business-processes, decision support systems, and supply chain management of restaurant 4.0.  ...  The performance was analyzed with numerous experimental evaluations with ambient light levels and desired viewing angles, where we found optimal angle values for spatial augmented reality applications.  ...  According to test results, the highest colour luminance was received at an ambient light intensity of 0 lux.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3093829 fatcat:j6mnlo4gqjctbekpjimnzxzu3u

Color-Accurate Underwater Imaging using Perceptual Adaptive Illumination

I. Vasilescu, C. Detweiler, D. Rus
2010 Robotics: Science and Systems VI  
This method dynamically mixes the illumination of an object in a distance-dependent way using a controllable multi-color light source.  ...  Capturing color in water is challenging due to the heavy non-uniform attenuation of light in water across the visible spectrum, which results in dramatic hue shifts toward blue.  ...  The scene was at a distance of 3m. The right image shows a coral formation on a ship wreck in the Grand Cayman with existing white flash (Top) and adaptive illumination (Bottom).  ... 
doi:10.15607/rss.2010.vi.003 dblp:conf/rss/VasilescuDR10 fatcat:elwkt4wq2vgoxdgfhv2drrjvqm

Designing Sculpting Light Systems for Information Decoration

Jiang Wu, Harm van Essen, Berry Eggen
2016 Proceedings of the TEI '16: Tenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction - TEI '16  
This dissertation is just one small steppingstone on a long journey towards the vision of calm technology.  ...  At that moment, we believe everybody can benefit from SLS that are informative, aesthetic and subtle in the age of an information explosion. Acknowledgements  ...  We see great opportunities of employing such art forms for designing new ambient light systems with decorative meaningful light patterns.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2839462.2856547 dblp:conf/tei/WuEE16 fatcat:hkoolz2jpfblpkotu6mxmja2pi

System architecture directions for a software-defined lighting infrastructure

Ye-Sheng Kuo, Pat Pannuto, Prabal Dutta
2014 Proceedings of the 1st ACM MobiCom workshop on Visible light communication systems - VLCS '14  
this, we argue, squanders a unique opportunity for lighting to enable a bevy of new applications.  ...  Using our prototyped applications, we next take a primitive stab at demonstrating application coexistence, multiplexing multiple applications on a single lighting network.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported in part by the TerraSwarm Research Center, one of six centers supported by the STARnet phase of the Focus Center Research Program (FCRP), a Semiconductor Research  ... 
doi:10.1145/2643164.2643166 dblp:conf/mobicom/KuoPD14a fatcat:cv74cau4tzezdgzyba2gf3fq24

Long-range concealed object detection through active covert illumination

Ian J. Hales, David R. Williamson, Mark F. Hansen, Laurence Broadbent, Melvyn Smith, David A. Huckridge, Reinhard Ebert, Mark T. Gruneisen, Miloslav Dusek, John G. Rarity
2015 Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications XII; and Quantum Information Science and Technology  
the artificial light from the ambient.  ...  We then extend our system to perform photometric stereo reconstruction at distances far beyond the current state of the art under direct sunlight, with a possibility for extending the range to 100 m and  ...  Systems Ltd.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2190194 fatcat:4ixdxttd4rebjfhrkurwygjkqa

A Forward Collision Warning System for Smartphones Using Image Processing and V2V Communication

Subhadeep Patra, Peter Veelaert, Carlos Calafate, Juan-Carlos Cano, Willian Zamora, Pietro Manzoni, Fabio González
2018 Sensors  
behind and the one ahead, of a probable collision when the vehicle behind does not maintain an established safe distance between itself and the vehicle ahead.  ...  In this paper, we present a forward collision warning application for smartphones that uses license plate recognition and vehicular communication to generate warnings for notifying the drivers of the vehicle  ...  Now, let us look at each of these steps in detail.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18082672 pmid:30110955 fatcat:wvy7eog6gvhhhjrzrveqeu2dyu

Composition of Methods to Ensure Iris Liveness and Authenticity

Ali Al-Rashid
2020 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
We have conducted several experiments with our proposed system, based on a brand new dataset comprised of 40 subjects.  ...  As per the first step, the person opens his eye and the system reads remotely the changes in pupil size as a result of the response to the ambient illumination.  ...  The eye-liveness detection depend on the reaction of pupil diameter size during the existence of the ambient light, integrated with the remote reading of the heartbeat of the eyelid; while iris recognition  ... 
doi:10.25046/aj050417 fatcat:ndodzqzlpvfctf4cmb3gmzk6r4

Passive Communication with Ambient Light

Qing Wang, Marco Zuniga, Domenico Giustiniano
2016 Proceedings of the 12th International on Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies - CoNEXT '16  
In this work, we propose a new communication system for illuminated areas, indoors and outdoors.  ...  Achieving this vision requires a deep understanding of a new type of communication channel.  ...  Our sincere thanks to the reviewers and our shepherd Monia Ghobadi for all of their great comments and constructive feedbacks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2999572.2999584 dblp:conf/conext/WangZG16 fatcat:ae5y5iec4zhu5ddu3a6l4xasya

Heuristic evaluation of ambient displays

Jennifer Mankoff, Anind K. Dey, Gary Hsieh, Julie Kientz, Scott Lederer, Morgan Ames
2003 Proceedings of the conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '03  
We adapted a low-cost evaluation technique, heuristic evaluation, for use with ambient displays. With the help of ambient display designers, we defined a modified set of heuristics.  ...  We present a technique for evaluating the usability and effectiveness of ambient displays.  ...  Evaluators look for problems in an interface's compliance with heuristics that encode important usability guidelines.  ... 
doi:10.1145/642611.642642 dblp:conf/chi/MankoffDHKLA03 fatcat:tahjvvpp4jd3jduqa4j6pr62eu

A comprehensive database for benchmarking imaging systems

Karen Panetta, Qianwen Wan, Sos Agaian, Srijith Rajeev, Shreyas Kamath, Rahul Rajendran, Shishir Rao, Aleksandra Kaszowska, Holly Taylor, Arash Samani, Xin Yuan
2018 IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence  
The development of face recognition systems relies greatly on existing databases for evaluation and obtaining training examples for data-hungry machine learning algorithms.  ...  worldwide, which will allow assessment and creation of more robust, consistent, and adaptable recognition algorithms; 3) A comprehensive, up-to-date review on face recognition systems and face datasets  ...  She is a Student Member of the IEEE. Sos Agaian (M'98-SM'00) is currently a distinguished professor at the City University of New York/CSI.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpami.2018.2884458 pmid:30507525 fatcat:zrwnlhitpjgh7mhdkr4vdtpryi
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