Usable Smart Environments

The Usable Smart Environments Group brings expertise in user-centered design, system development, and evaluation to real-world problems in the space of ubiquitous computing. We are interested in applying the observe-design-build-assess cycle to such topics as conference room automation, augmented whiteboards, multi-display environments, and awareness, among others.
Conference Room Automation
An ongoing deployment of technology to improve usability and functionality in technologically-augmented conference rooms.
Augmented whiteboards
Exploring ways of improving interaction with conventional office whiteboards.
Multi-display environments
Bottom-up approach to devising an infrastructure for coordinating interaction among multiple displays.
Supporting distributed collaboration
Investigating the role of awareness in supporting communication among distributed co-workers

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