Research and thesis picks
Need inspiration for your work? We have selected examples of TAUCHI research and selected theses from HTI graduates (graded 3 and above) to help you.
Selected TAUCHI research
Natural Gestures with Public Displays This paper presents a gesture controlled public display application called SimSense. SimSense automatically pairs users with their mobile devices based on location data and allows content transfer from a distance using natural gestures. There is also an M.Sc and PhD thesis related to this research. System available in SimSpace.
Vapriikki case : design and evaluation of an interactive mixed-reality museum exhibit Museums have the challenging job of educating while entertaining. In their attempt to achieve such, they have introduced the concept of “hands-on” exhibits, where visitors can interact first-hand with the phenomena being displayed. With the emergence of new technologies and devices..
The effect of multi-device design on website efficiency and user preference The work was done in collaboration with Aamulehti. Heath received an award for his excellent work from AlmaMedia. In the thesis, three different multi-device design approaches, adaptive, responsive and mobile-dedicated, were researched on desktop, tablet and smartphone devices..
The height of camera : evaluation of the effects of fundamental feature of 360-degree video on user experience In this thesis, one basic but crucial feature of omnidirectional (360) video, the height of the camera, is studied. A user study was conducted, and feedback was gathered to understand how the camera height influences the user experience under both sitting and standing viewing conditions.
Effect of auditory notification on sedentary behavior in office workers The thesis received an award from SIGCHI Finland, the Finland Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction. For more information google: intelligent sitting pad brought masters thesis award.
Avustavat tekniikat elekäyttöliittymissä Tässä tutkielmassa tutkitaan erilaisia osoitinpohjaisen elekäyttöliittymän avustavia tekniikoita, joiden avulla käyttöliittymästä saadaan tehokkaampi ja helppokäyttöisempi. Elekäyttöliittymät eivät ole yleistyneet varsinkaan julkisiin paikkoihin sijoitetuissa järjestelmissä.
Information exchange with gestures (continuation for Ville Mäkelä’s work) Large displays in public and semi-public spaces continuously permeate our everyday lives as the price of display hardware continues to drop. These displays act as sources of information, entertainment and advertisement in public environments such as airports, hotels, universities, retail stores, hospitals, and stadiums..