Virtual Spatially Aware Shared Displays

  • Felix Albertos-Marco
  • Victor M. R. Penichet
  • Jose A. Gallud
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9881)


Nowadays, sharing resources over multiple devices is a common task. Some approaches consist in sharing a common workspace among users, or moving user interface elements between displays. But distributing interaction between displays is critical in cross-device environments. In this work, we present a technique for distributing content and devices in shared workspaces using cross-device displays. This technique, referred to as the virtual spatially aware technique, allows the creation of virtual shared displays and the coordination of cross-device interactions. By using this technique, we propose a method for arranging content and devices on virtual displays. We also present a prototype that supports the virtual spatially aware technique. This prototype has been built using web technologies, and it is able to run in any modern web browser.


Distributed interaction Virtual spatially aware Shared workspaces Content representation 



This work has been partially supported by grant 2014/10340 from the University of Castilla-La Mancha.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Felix Albertos-Marco
    • 1
  • Victor M. R. Penichet
    • 1
  • Jose A. Gallud
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer System Department AlbaceteUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaAlbaceteSpain

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