Description: In this electronic presentation information displays in Ubiquitous Computing by Lars Erik Holmquist which is director of the PLAY research studio in the Interactive Institute in Gothenburg, Sweden. If I asked you to draw a picture, you would probably come up with something like this The Xerox Star was launched in 1980 and was the first computer with a graphical user interface (GUI). A few years later, Apple’s similar but more popular Macintosh made GUIs available to everyone.
A few years later, Apple’s similar but more popular Macintosh made GUIs available to everyone. The BubbleBadge, the ActiveJewel and the WearBoy are prototypes that explore the concept of turning a wearable computer “inside out. Computer displays do not have to be just screens anymore, but can use other modalitites and material, Screens do not have to stay on the desktop but can appear in different contexts, With ubiquitous computing, we will need to figure out new ways to present information in depending on the setting.
Smaller and less expensive projectors and screens will make it easier to project or display information where ever it is needed. New technologies (e.g. electronic ink) will allow construction of displays that are much better integrated within ordinary objects.