InsTangible: A tangible user interface combining pop-up cards with conductive ink printing

Yan Zhao, Yuta Sugiura, Mitsunori Tada, Jun Mitani

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Abstract

We propose a tangible user interface combining pop-up cards with conductive ink printing technique. To fulfill our purpose, we developed software that can automatically calculate the circuit layouts on the pop-up card. The circuit layout is made to have the shortest path by considering the thickness of the layout, the space between circuit lines, and that the layout should not crossover cut lines. The crease pattern and layouts are printed separately when the layouts are calculated. By attaching electronic elements, we can make an interactive pop-up card. In a use trial, we confirmed that even novice could create original interactive pop-up card with our software and use such card to build an application. Furthermore, we demonstrated the effectiveness of our method by making and showing example applications using the interactive pop-up card interface.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEntertainment Computing – ICEC 2017 - 16th IFIP TC 14 International Conference, Proceedings
EditorsNagisa Munekata, Junichi Hoshino, Itsuki Kunita
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages72-80
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9783319667140
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1
Event16th IFIP TC 14 International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2017 - Tsukuba City, Japan
Duration: 2017 Sep 182017 Sep 21

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume10507 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Other

Other16th IFIP TC 14 International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2017
CountryJapan
CityTsukuba City
Period17/9/1817/9/21

Keywords

  • Interactive pop-up card
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Tangible user interface

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Zhao, Y., Sugiura, Y., Tada, M., & Mitani, J. (2017). InsTangible: A tangible user interface combining pop-up cards with conductive ink printing. In N. Munekata, J. Hoshino, & I. Kunita (Eds.), Entertainment Computing – ICEC 2017 - 16th IFIP TC 14 International Conference, Proceedings (pp. 72-80). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 10507 LNCS). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-66715-7_8