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The Future Is a Foreign Country: We'll Do Things Differently There
March/April 2011 (vol. 15 no. 2)
pp. 82-85
Eamonn O'Neill, University of Bath

The iPhone's touchscreen has changed the way today's users expect to interact with technology. But what about tomorrow? The author considers additional ways to alter or enhance device interfaces using other human senses.

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3. G. Wilson et al., "Some Like it Hot? Thermal Feedback for Mobile Devices," Proc. CHI 2011 Conf. Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM Press, to be published in May 2011.

Index Terms:
Touchscreen, iPhone, multimodal, tactile interfaces, tactile feedback, mobile devices, thermal interfaces, mobile HCI
Citation:
Eamonn O'Neill, "The Future Is a Foreign Country: We'll Do Things Differently There," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 82-85, March-April 2011, doi:10.1109/MIC.2011.47
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