Exploring the Intersection of HCI and Ubicomp: The Design, Deployment and use of Situated Displays

  • Keith Cheverst


In this chapter I describe my exploration of the design, deployment and use of Situated Displays. I argue and illustrate how research on Situated displays provides a useful vehicle for exploring issues that arise at the intersection of ubicomp and HCI. Following on from Weiser’s early definition of ubicomp, I focus on the importance of understanding settings for ubicomp deployments in order to enable the successful ‘weaving in’ of technologies into the existing routines, expectations etc. that naturally exist in the place of any real world ubicomp deployment.


Mobile Phone Personal Context Computing Department Office Door Shared Office 
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  • Keith Cheverst
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  1. 1.Infolab21Lancaster UniversityUK

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