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Demos at Ubicomp 2013

Members of the PD-Net consortium showed a couple of demos at the 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2013). Control and Scheduling Interface for Public Displays Social media platforms such as Flicker, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook have

PD-Apps: Workshop on Developing Applications for Pervasive Display Networks

Nigel Davies, Rui Jose, Nemanja Memarovic, Ivan Elhart, and Sarah Clinch organize a workshop on developing publications for public display networks. With significant reductions in the cost of large LCD screens, public displays are proliferating in urban spaces. It is

Third Symposium on Public Display in Copenhagen

The Third International Symposium on Pervasive Displays will take place in June 2014 at the University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark. The event will bring together researchers from various disciplines with a common interest on the opportunities and challenges raised

Second International Symposium on Pervasive Displays

On June 4-5 2013, the Second International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis’13) was hosted by Roy Want and Bill Schilit at Google in Mountain View (US). During the conference a set of 27 exciting papers was presented, 6 including authors

Ethics Process

Information on the PD-Net Ethics Framework are now available on the project website (read more). Research involving public displays often faces the need to study the effects of a deployment in the wild. While many organizations have institutionalized processes for

TV Interview about PD-Net

Rui Jose gave an interview to a Portuguese TV channel, talking about PD-Net. He introduced the open public display network currently being set up in the city of Guimaraes. The full interview can be found here (in Portuguese).

IEEE Computer Issue on Large Interactive Displays

Members of the PD-net consortium recently contributed a set of articles to an IEEE Computer Issue on Large Interactive Displays. Reflections on Long-Term Experiments with Public Displays (A. Friday, N. Davies, C. Efstratiou) A reflection on the authors’ experiences with

Instant Places

Instant Places Deployment Instant Places is a novel screen media system that explores new practices for individual publication and identity projection in public digital displays. With Instant Places, people can have an identity representation that allows them to explicitly and

Digifieds and FunSquare Deployment

Currently, there are only few environments available that allow for testing public display applications on an urban scale in the wild. In the context of the UbiChallenge 2011 we developed two services in Oulu, Finland over the course of 6

Full Paper at Pervasive 2011

We presented our Full Paper on “Designing Shared Public Display Networks – Implications from Today’s Paper-Based Notice Areas” at the Ninth International Conference on Pervasive Computing in San Francisco, US (full paper). Abstract: Large public displays have become a regular conceptual