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MxR Lab WITH DESIGNS ON CHI 2012

The MxR Lab is having a substantial presence at the ongoing 2012 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, the premier international conference on human-computer interaction. (http://chi2012.acm.org/index.shtml)

Evan Suma and Mark Bolas are taking part in the GESTURES IN 3D SPACE as part of the 3rd Dimension of CHI (3DCHI): Touching and Designing 3D User Interface with the paper: FAAST-R: Defining a Core Mechanic for Designing Gestural InterfacesEvan Suma, Belinda Lange, Albert Rizzo, David Krum, Mark Bolas.

Mark Bolas also worked on a paper being presented by Nili Metuki of Primesense, Inc. looking at information discovery: Infinite Content Within Reach: Using 3D Body-Based Interaction to Enhance Content Discovery (Long) Nili Metuki, Orlee Tal, Ran Shani, Mark Bolas

As part of the CHI FOOD AND INTERACTION DESIGN WORKSHOP. (http://di.ncl.ac.uk/foodixd/), MxR and Interactive Media Division, USC alumni Diane Tucker is presenting her paper, Chains of Food, describing the concept of the gesturally-controlled game that promises to transform some of the human-computer interactions that have been harmful to people’s health into engagements that improve it. The game was a finalist for the Future of Health Award given by Games for Health Europe.

Ed Yee from the IMD program and Josh Joiner are presenting their physically collaborative game, Combiform http://combiformgame.com/showcases.html in the Interactivity Demo session and Student Game contest.