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DIS 2010 (Designing Interactive Systems)

In August Dr Yvonne Rogers of the Open University presented a keynote at this conference held in Aarhus, Denmark.

The talk was called ‘Designing in the Wild’

www.dis2010.org/index.php?Programme

DHRA 2010 (Digital Humanities Research Association)

Maria Oshodi and Adam Spiers gave a demonstration and presentation on The Question on Tuesday 7 September at the DHRA conference held at Brunel University.

http://drha2010.org.uk/index.php/programme/

The Mobile HCI Conference (Human Computer Interaction)

Janet VanDerLinden of the Open University presented a paper on The Question at the mobile HCI conference, in September 2010 in Lisbon Portugal.  The workshop was called “Using Audio and Haptics for Delivering Spatial Information via Mobile Devices.”
http://mobilehci2010.di.fc.ul.pt/

http://www.haptimap.org/events/organized-events/mobilehci.html

We are aiming to develop the project further in terms of both its performance and technology potential, so please contact us if you have any suggestions or contacts that you might have which would enable us to achieve this.

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Human Computer Interaction Conference

Janet VanDerLinden of the Open University will be presenting a paper on The Question at the mobile HCI (Human Computer Interaction) conference, in September 2010 in Lisbon Portugal. The workshop is called “Using Audio and Haptics for Delivering Spatial Information via Mobile Devices.” For more information visit:

http://mobilehci2010.di.fc.ul.pt/

http://www.haptimap.org/events/organized-events/mobilehci.html

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A successful week of presentations

infra-red image of audience exploring the installation in the dark

The Question held a successful week of presentations to an invited audience of arts professionals, academics, and technologists from Monday 14 – Saturday 19 June 2010.

A short DVD produced by Braunarts on the experiences of this test audience in the installation will be available soon through Extant and this website.

An evaluation of the project, carried out by the Open University, will be documented and made available on this website in September.

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The Engineers Have Arrived.

Going into the second week of the installation of the project at BAC – Adam Spiers, Humanoid Robotics Researcher and the haptic device engineer has arrived and is busy working on the beacons which emit the signals to the lotus itself to guide participants around the pitch black installation.

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