uMeeting, an Efficient Co-located Meeting System on the Large-Scale Tabletop

  • Jie Liu
  • Yuanchun Shi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6764)


In this paper, we present the uMeeting system, a co-located meeting system on the large-scale tabletop. People are used to sitting around a table to hold a meeting. It is natural and intuitive. The table has a central role to support team activities. Horizontal surfaces rather than vertical ones have inherent features to support the co-located meeting. Existing tabletops aren’t large enough to support more than 4 people’s meeting and the display area for each person is not large enough. Thus we develop uTable, a large-scale multi-touch tabletop. Based on uTableSDK we developed earlier, we develop uMeeting system that supports co-located meeting on the large tabletop uTable.


co-located collaboration meeting large-scale tabletop 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jie Liu
    • 1
  • Yuanchun Shi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingP.R. China

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