Portable and Occlusion-Free 3D Object Tracking Using Analog Hall-Sensor Grid

Since 2012, we have developed and presented several projects based on GaussSense, the analog Hall-sensor grid, which enables various exciting features for tangible and wearable interaction designs.

Selected Academic Publications
GaussRFID: Reinventing Physical Toys Using Magnetic RFID Development Kits
ACM CHI 2016, pp.4233--4237.

Rong-Hao Liang, Han-Chih Kuo, and Bing-Yu Chen.

GaussRFID is a hybrid RFID and magnetic-field tag sensing system that supports interactivity when embedded in retrofitted or new physical objects.

GaussMarbles: Spherical Magnetic Tangibles for Interacting with Portable Physical Constraints
ACM CHI 2016, pp.4228--4232.

Han-Chih Kuo, Rong-Hao Liang, Long-Fei Lin, and Bing-Yu Chen.

GaussMarbles is a system that exploits the unique affordances of spherical tangibles for interacting with portable physical constraints.

DigitSpace: Designing Thumb-to-Fingers Touch Interfaces for One-handed and Eyes-free Interactions
ACM CHI 2016, pp.1526--1537.

Da-Yuan Huang, Liwei Chan, Shuo Yang, Fan Wang, Rong-Hao Liang, De-Nian Yang, Yi-Ping Hung, and Bing-Yu Chen.

DigitSpace is a thumb-to-fingers interface that addresses two ergonomic factors: hand anatomy and touch precision.

WonderLens: Optical Lenses and Mirrors for Tangible Interactions on Printed Paper
ACM CHI 2015, pp.1281--1284.

Rong-Hao Liang, Chao Shen, Yu-Chien Chan, Guan-Ting Chou, Liwei Chan, De-Nian Yang, Mike Y. Chen, and Bing-Yu Chen

WonderLens, a system of optical lenses and mirrors for enabling tangible interactions on printed paper.

GaussStones: Shielded Magnetic Tangibles for Multi-Token Interactions on Portable Displays
ACM UIST 2014, pp.365--372.

Rong-Hao Liang, Han-Chih Kuo, Liwei Chan, De-Nian Yang, and Bing-Yu Chen

GaussStones is a system of shielded magnetic tangibles design for supporting multi-token interactions on portable displays.

GaussBricks: Magnetic Building Blocks for Constructive Tangible Interactions on Portable Displays
ACM CHI 2014, pp.3152--3161. Best Paper Honorable Mention. People's Choice Best Talk.

Rong-Hao Liang, Liwei Chan, Hung-Yu Tseng, Han-Chih Kuo, Da-Yuan Huang, De-Nian Yang, and Bing-Yu Chen

GaussBricks is a system of magnetic building blocks that enables real-time constructive tangible interactions on portable displays.

FingerPad: Private and Subtle Interaction Using Fingertips
ACM UIST 2013, pp.255-260.

Liwei Chan, Rong-Hao Liang, Ming-Chang Tsai, Kai-Yin Cheng, Chao-Huai Su, Mike Y. Chen, Wen-Huang Cheng, and Bing-Yu Chen

FingerPad is a nail-mounted device that turns the index fingertip into a touchpad, allowing for private and subtle interaction on the move.

GaussBits: Magnetic Tangible Bits for Portable and Occlusion-Free Near-Surface Interactions
ACM CHI 2013, pp.1391--1400.

Rong-Hao Liang, Kai-Yin Cheng, Liwei Chan, Chuan-Xhyuan Peng, Mike Y. Chen, Rung-Huei Liang, De-Nian Yang, and Bing-Yu Chen

GaussBits is a system of the passive magnetic tangible designs that enables 3D tangible interactions in the near-surface space of portable displays.

GaussSense: Attachable Stylus Sensing
Using Magnetic Sensor Grid

ACM UIST 2012, pp.319--326. SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Emerging Technologies Prize.

Rong-Hao Liang, Kai-Yin Cheng, Chao-Huai Su, Chien-Ting Weng, Bing-Yu Chen, and De-Nian Yang

GaussSense is a back-of-device sensing technique for enabling input on an arbitrary surface using stylus by exploiting magnetism.


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