STARS - A Ubiquitous Computing Platform for Computer Augmented Tabletop Games

This presentation paper demonstrates the STARS platform for realizing computer augmented tabletop games within a smart Room ware environment. STARS dynamically couples multiple types of interaction devices such as personal digital assistants or headsets with an interactive game table. STARS augmented tabletop games provide a number of features like dynamic game boards or private communication channels that go beyond traditional tabletop games, but at the same time preserve the human centered interaction dynamics which makes playing board games a joyful group experience.

Provided by: ETH Zurich Topic: Software Date Added: Sep 2003 Format: PDF

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