EmoEcho: a tangible interface to convey and communicate emotions

Woodward, K. ORCID: 0000-0003-3302-1345, Kanjo, E. ORCID: 0000-0002-1720-0661, Burton, S. and Oikonomou, A. ORCID: 0000-0002-5069-3971, 2018. EmoEcho: a tangible interface to convey and communicate emotions. In: Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers: Ubicomp/ISWC 2018, Singapore, 8-12 October 2018. New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), pp. 746-749. ISBN 9781450359665

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An interactive tangible interface has been developed to capture and communicate emotions between people who are missing and longing for loved ones. EmoEcho measures the wearer’s pulse, touch and movement to provide varying vibration patterns on the partner device. During an informal evaluation of two prototype devices users acknowledged how EmoEcho could help counter the negative feeling of missing someone through the range of haptic feedback offered. In general, we believe, tangible interfaces appear to offer a non-obtrusive means towards interpreting and communicating emotions to others.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Creators: Woodward, K., Kanjo, E., Burton, S. and Oikonomou, A.
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Place of Publication: New York
Date: 2018
ISBN: 9781450359665
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Record created by: Jonathan Gallacher
Date Added: 27 Nov 2018 14:10
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2018 14:10
URI: https://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/35140

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