Senior Principal Research Scientist, Tovi Grossman, recently welcomed Jarrod Knibbe to the User Interface Research Group. Jarrod will be working with us as a research intern for the summer. He is a PhD student at the University of Bristol, UK. You can learn more about Jarrod and his work from his personal homepage, including his SensaBubble project which was just published at the ACM CHI conference and recently made a guest appearance on Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet. Check it out:
I can certainly imagine filling bubbles with different scents and launching them in the directions of rooms where I want to create specific moods. Imagine replacing doorbells with bubbles whose scent lets the hearing impaired know when someone is at the front door.
Bubbles are alive in the lab.