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Bubble Clouds: 3D Display Composed of Soap Bubble Cluster

  • Yuki Kubo
  • Hirobumi Tomita
  • Shuta Nakamae
  • Takayuki Hoshi
  • Yoichi Ochiai
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10507)

Abstract

We examine Bubble Clouds composed of a bubble cluster for a three-dimensional display. A bubble cluster is flexible in that its shape can be modified and it can float in the air with helium gas confinement of the bubbles. By varying the density of the bubble clusters, we project images onto the bubbles without requiring fog confinement or use of special equipment. Moreover, we investigate whether a soap bubble cluster can become interactive by electrifying it.

Keywords

Bubble display Soap bubbles Ephemeral user interfaces 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuki Kubo
    • 1
  • Hirobumi Tomita
    • 1
  • Shuta Nakamae
    • 1
  • Takayuki Hoshi
    • 2
  • Yoichi Ochiai
    • 3
  1. 1.University of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  2. 2.The University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  3. 3.University of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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