The MediaCup: Awareness Technology Embedded in an Everyday Object

  • Hans-W. Gellersen
  • Michael Beigl
  • Holger Krull
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1707)

Abstract

The MediaCup is an ordinary coffee cup augmented with sensing, processing and communication capabilities, to collect and communicate general context information in a given environment. In this project, coffee cups are computerized to integrate them and the information they hold—where the cup is, how it is handled, and whether it’s hot or cold—as context into surrounding information ecologies.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-W. Gellersen
    • 1
  • Michael Beigl
    • 1
  • Holger Krull
    • 1
  1. 1.Telecooperation Office (TecO)University of KarlsruheKarlsruheGERMANY

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