A Zoomable Product Browser for Elastic Displays

Mathias Müller, Mandy Keck, Thomas Gründer, Natalie Hube, Rainer Groh

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In this paper, we present an interaction and visualization concept for elastic displays. The interaction concept was inspired by the search process of a rummage table to explore a large set of product data. The basic approach uses a similarity-based search pattern – based on a small set of items, the user refines the search result by examining similar items and exchanging them with items from the current result. A physically-based approach is used to interact with the data by deforming the surface of the elastic display. The presented visualization concept uses glyphs to directly compare items at a glance. Zoomable UI techniques controlled by the deformation of the elastic surface allow to display different levels of detail for each item.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes
Event5th Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 19 Jun 2017 → …


Conference5th Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X
Abbreviated titlexCoAx 2017
Period19.06.2017 → …

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