Five Cool Futuristic Interfaces Showcased At SIGGRAPH 2009



The annual meeting of the ACM’s Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, SIGGRAPH 2009, takes place in New Orleans this week. The event brings together some of the world’s best digital artists and computer researchers and is a showcase for some interesting new interfaces.

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Augmented Reality Gaming by Julian Oliver


Using tilt motions, the player moves a character through rooms

LevelHead is a spatial memory game by Julian Oliver that uses a hand-held solid-plastic cube as its only interface. On-screen it appears each face of the cube contains a little room, each of which are logically connected by doors.

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Gartner’s Hot 10 Technologies over the Next Four Years

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Is it real or virtual? Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

Gartner defines a disruptive technology as one that causes major change in ‘the accepted way of doing things’, including business models, processes, revenue streams, industry dynamics and consumer behavior. Complete list after the jump. Continue reading… “Gartner’s Hot 10 Technologies over the Next Four Years”