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Tangible interaction - an inclusive perspective

Hornecker, E. (2008) Tangible interaction - an inclusive perspective. Form und Zweck, 40. pp. 78-85.

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Abstract

Tangible Interaction is a very interdisciplinary area. It spans a variety of perspectives, such as HCI and Interaction Design, but specializes on interfaces or systems that are in some way physically embodied - be it in physical artefacts or in environments. Furthermore it has connections with product/industrial design, arts and architecture. Finally, new developments in Ubiquitous Computing, Actuation, Sensors, Robotics and Mechanics contribute through enabling technologies to the field of Tangible Interaction.