Investigating the Design Space for Multi-display Environments

  • Nima Kaviani
  • Matthias Finke
  • Rodger Lea
  • Sidney Fels
Part of the Human-Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)


There has been significant research interest over recent years in the use of public digital displays and their capabilities to offer both interactivity and personalized content. A promising approach in interacting with large public displays has been the use of ubiquitous cell. A dual screen approach suggests a number of intriguing possibilities including a potential solution to the problem of managing conflicts when using a shared screen in a public setting. We believe, we can build on top of Norman’s seven stage model of interaction, and that such a formalism would help designers better cope with the requirements of a dual display design.


Interactive large displays Small devices Distributed user interfaces User study 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nima Kaviani
    • 1
  • Matthias Finke
    • 1
  • Rodger Lea
    • 1
  • Sidney Fels
    • 1
  1. 1.Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary CentreUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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