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Viewing Chinese Art on an Interactive Tabletop
May-June 2013 (vol. 33 no. 3)
pp. 16-21
Chun-ko Hsieh, Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Yi-Ping Hung, Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
M. Ben-Ezra, MIT Media Lab., MA, USA
Hsin-Fang Hsieh, Nat. Palace Museum, Taiwan
To protect fragile paintings and calligraphy, Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM) has policies controlling the frequency and duration of their exposure. So, visitors might not see the works they planned to see. To address this problem, the NPM installed an interactive tabletop for viewing the works. This tabletop, the first to feature multiresolution and gigapixel photography technology, displays extremely high-quality images revealing brushwork-level detail. A user study at the NPM examined the tabletop's performance and collected visitor feedback.
Index Terms:
Art,Interactive systems,Digital art,Interface states,Haptic interfaces,Human computer interaction,calligraphy,interactive tabletops,human-computer interaction,interfaces,multitouch,multiresolution,gigapixel,computer graphics,Chinese art
Citation:
Chun-ko Hsieh, Yi-Ping Hung, M. Ben-Ezra, Hsin-Fang Hsieh, "Viewing Chinese Art on an Interactive Tabletop," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 16-21, May-June 2013, doi:10.1109/MCG.2013.50
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