HiReD: a high-resolution multi-window visualisation environment for cluster-driven displays

Rooney, Chris and Ruddle, Roy (2015) HiReD: a high-resolution multi-window visualisation environment for cluster-driven displays. In: EICS '15 Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGCHI symposium on Engineering interactive computing systems. ACM. . [Book Section]

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Abstract

High-resolution, wall-size displays often rely on bespoke software for performing interactive data visualisation, leading to interface designs with little or no consistency between displays. This makes adoption for novice users difficult when migrating from desktop environments. However, desktop interface techniques (such as task- and menu- bars) do not scale well and so cannot be relied on to drive the design of large display interfaces. In this paper we present HiReD, a multi-window environment for cluster-driven displays. As well as describing the technical details of the system, we also describe a suite of low-precision interface techniques that aim to provide a familiar desktop environment to the user while overcoming the scalability issues of high-resolution displays. We hope that these techniques, as well as the implementation of HiReD itself, can encourage good practice in the design and development of future interfaces for high-resolution, wall-size displays.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 17060
Depositing User: Chris Rooney
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2015 16:32
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2021 19:41
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/17060

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