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ETF sponsored 'Integrating Multi-Touch and Interactive Surfaces into the Research Environment' workshop

The Oxford e-Research Centre held a workshop on September 6th-7th about “Integrating multi-touch and interactive surfaces into the research environment” under the umbrella of the UK Grid Engineering Taskforce (ETF) Network. The aim of this workshop was to explore how multi-touch and interactive surfaces are being used within a research and learning context.

The Oxford e-Research Centre held a workshop on September 6th-7th about “Integrating multi-touch and interactive surfaces into the research environment” under the umbrella of the UK Grid Engineering Taskforce (ETF) Network.The aim of this workshop was to explore how multi-touch and interactive surfaces are being used within a research and learning context.

This 2 day workshop bought together researchers from across disciplines interested on integrating this technology their research environments including close and open public spaces, featuring 5 invited talks and sessions to ground discussion.

The presentations materials from the event are available below as is an edited video highlight of the event.

A report summarising the event findings and next steps is also available in the Documents section of this website.

Day 1

  • Multi-Touch, Multi-User, Multi-Display: Challenges and Techniques For Next-Generation Interfaces - Dr. Miguel Nacenta, University of St Andrews
  • E-Surface: An Exploration of Tabletop Interaction for E-Science - Tom Bartindale Newcastle University
  • Panel discussion – Touch Tabletops and Research Future. Chair Anne Trefethen

Day 2

  • SynergyNet: Exploring Design and Pedagogy in a multi-touch classroom - Steve Higgins and Emma Mercier
  • Investigating visitor behaviours around interactive tables in museums - Dr. Eva Hornecker, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
  • Applications of Pen-and-Touch computing in Education and Research - Alex Hills, Brown University
  • Touch and Gesture: Integrating Tabletop Computer into a Multi-device Computing Environment for Collaborative Research - Natasa Milic-Frayling, Microsoft Research.
  • Panel discussion – Multi-touch technology in Dissemination and Learning. Chair Susana Avila
  • Event Video

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