Multimodal human-computer interfaces

Speaker:  Stephen Brewster – Glasgow, United Kingdom
Topic(s):  Human Computer Interaction


This talk introduces the topic of multimodal interaction, what it is and discusses some of the most important work in the area, with a focus on haptics, audio and smell based interfaces. Each modality is presented in terms of perception, technology and applications. In particular, the talk covers the area of non-speech audio, with discussion of Earcons, Auditory Icons, sonification and other forms of sound.  For haptics, force-feedback, vibrotactile, and ultrasound feedback are described along with pressure and force input. For smell, we will discuss how smells can be generated, how they can be used and some of the limitations that exist, before describing some of the successful applications. The longer version of the talk goes into more details about the different modalities with more examples of each.

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  40 or 80
Duration:  45 ot 105 minutes
Languages Available:  English
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