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Prototyping Connected Devices for the Internet of Things
Found in: Computer
By Steve Hodges,Stuart Taylor,Nicolas Villar,James Scott,Dominik Bial,Patrick Tobias Fischer
Issue Date:February 2013
pp. 26-34
Tools like Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer offer the ability to quickly prototype, test, and deploy connected devices, providing a key element that will accelerate our understanding of the challenges in realizing the Internet of Things vision.
 
Phones and MP3 Players as the Core Component in Future Appliances
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Albrecht Schmidt, Dominik Bial
Issue Date:April 2011
pp. 8-11
<p>In the 1980s, power toolsets consisted of five or six power tools but were delivered with a single motor attachable to each of the tools. The tools themselves were motorless. At the time the rationale for this design was twofold: the motor was an ...
 
Digifieds: insights into deploying digital public notice areas in the wild
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '11)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Dominik Bial, Florian Alt, Markus Ortel, Tim Lewen, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Bjorn Zurmaar, Firas Zaidan, Thomas Kubitza
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 165-174
Traditional public notice areas (PNAs) are nowadays a popular means to publicly exchange information and reach people of a local community. The high usability led to a wide-spread use in stores, cafes, supermarkets, and public institutions. With public dis...
     
Enhancing outdoor navigation systems through vibrotactile feedback
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA '11)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Dagmar Kern, Dominik Bial, Florian Alt
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 1273-1278
While driving many tasks compete for the attention of the user, mainly via the audio and visual channel. When designing systems depending upon providing feedback to users (e.g., navigation systems), it is a crucial prerequisite to minimize influence on and...
     
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