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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).

FunSquare wins UbiChallenge

After almost a year of hard work results of the first International Ubichallenge were announced on December 9th during the Tenth International Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia Conference (MUM’11) in Beijing, China. We are very proud to say that the FunSquare