“FairLift: Interaction with Mid-air Images on Water Surface” by Matsuura and Koizumi

  • ©Yu Matsuura and Naoya Koizumi

  • ©Yu Matsuura and Naoya Koizumi

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    FairLift: Interaction with Mid-air Images on Water Surface

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    FairLift is an interaction system involving mid-air images, which are visible to the naked eye under and on a water surface. In this system, the water surface reflects the light from micro-mirror array plates, and a mid-air image appears. The system enables a user to interact with the mid-air image by controlling the image position of a light-source display from the water level measured with an ultrasonic sensor. The contributions of this system are enriching interaction with mid-air images and addressing the limitations of conventional water-display systems.

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    H. Koike, Y. Matoba, and Y. Takahashi. 2013. AquaTop display: interactive water surface for viewing and manipulating information in a bathroom. In Proceedings of the 2013 ACM international conference on Interactive tabletops and surfaces, 155-164.

    M. Otsubo. 2014. U.S. Patent No. 8,702,252. Filed January 30, 2012, issued April 22.

    H. Yamamoto, H. Kajita, N. Koizumi, and T. Naemura. 2015. EnchanTable: Displaying a Vertically Standing Mid-air Image on a Table Surface using Reflection. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces, 397-400.


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    This research was supported by PREST, JST (JPMJPR16D5).


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