Wow, I Can't Believe My Eyes: Innovation and Illusion

Thursday, 3 August
1:45 - 3:30 pm
Room 207
Session Chair: Bill Tomlinson, University of California, Irvine
Emerging Technologies Sketches

A display system that interactively transforms and animates a 3D solid object. In this system, an object is rotated at high speed and illuminated with special lighting.

Takashi Fukaya
NHK Science & Technical Research Laboratories
fukaya.t-ha (at)

Toshio Iwai
Media Artist

Yuko Yamanouchi
NHK Science & Technical Research Laboratories
An interactive product that expands the experience of drawing. With livePic, users can "move" and "control" the pictures they draw. It senses users' interactions and moves pictures inside the canvas.

Makoto Katsura
Masa Inakage
Keio University
Makoto (at)
A View-Oriented Interface for Block-Based Modeling
A 3D-modeling interface that is not only useful for three-dimensional positioning, but also increases intellectual curiosity by allowing users to examine objects from positions that are impossible in the real world.

Jun Fujiki
Taketoshi Ushiama
Kiyoshi Tomimatsu
Kyushu University
fujiki (at)
Cubee: Thinking Inside the Box
An interactive, cubic, 3D display is suspended to enable viewing from all sides and free manipulation, creating a compelling interaction metaphor of objects inside a box.

Ian Stavness
Sidney Fels
The University of British Columbia
Stavness (at)