UBI-Possibilities
When surfaces become interactive
Think
✔   Think about ordering food at the
    restaurant using an interactive menu
    displayed on the table

✔   Think ...
How?
                        Thin form factor screens for
          OLED/E-ink    this application (ex:OLED) are
         ...
A regular restaurant table



                  “Enhance
              social experience
                over a cup of
   ...
A regular restaurant table
             UBI masked as a
             regular table
             object



                ...
A regular restaurant table


                  Possibilities:
               Personal device => Pull data
               (...
A regular restaurant table
              Pull data ( Examples ) :

              Sharing your photos from
              fl...
Web 2.0 / Viral
UBI applications: social networks + web 2.0 technologies in
                       advertising.




“Pepsi...
Web 2.0 / Viral




A customized UBI application for refresheverything.com.

UBI device is deployed on Café Day coffee sho...
Virtual market place
Store ABC
                          Example for push
                          Physical + virtual sto...
Assisted self service
Note: This is an independent study. Neither Kaya skin clinic
nor Marico Ltd. was part of this study....
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  1. 1. UBI-Possibilities When surfaces become interactive
  2. 2. Think ✔ Think about ordering food at the restaurant using an interactive menu displayed on the table ✔ Think about sharing your photos with your friends over a cup of coffee at Starbucks ✔ Think about a virtual shop on a sheer wall inside a mall
  3. 3. How? Thin form factor screens for OLED/E-ink this application (ex:OLED) are still in the lab. Display Pico projectors – mainstream. Good option till other Projection technologies become mainstream. Capacitive/ Invasive to existing resistive environment. Needs Sensing overlay infrastructure changes Optical Ideal + Non-invasive
  4. 4. A regular restaurant table “Enhance social experience over a cup of coffee”
  5. 5. A regular restaurant table UBI masked as a regular table object Interactive screen projected on the table Possibilities?
  6. 6. A regular restaurant table Possibilities: Personal device => Pull data (Ex:Handphone) Public device => Pull + Push data (Ex:UBI)
  7. 7. A regular restaurant table Pull data ( Examples ) : Sharing your photos from flickr.com with your friend/friends over a cup of coffee. Reading an online news paper at the cafe while waiting for your breakfast. Using location based services. Push data ( Examples ) : Unique applications will allow UBI to talk to personal handphones. Up-sell / cross-sell services / products.
  8. 8. Web 2.0 / Viral UBI applications: social networks + web 2.0 technologies in advertising. “Pepsi is giving away millions each month to fund refreshing ideas that change the world. The ideas with the most votes will receive grants” -www.refresheverything.com “Pepsi has shifted almost one-third of its budget to interactive and social media” -www.adage.com
  9. 9. Web 2.0 / Viral A customized UBI application for refresheverything.com. UBI device is deployed on Café Day coffee shop tables in India. Café Day is frequented by youngsters. Over a cup of coffee, coffee connoisseurs can browse through projects, vote for their favourite project, recommend it to their friends over facebook, orkut and twitter etc.
  10. 10. Virtual market place Store ABC Example for push Physical + virtual store: UBI deployed on a mall pillar. UBI application allows user to order from Store ABC's virtual store. He/she could physically try the product at Store ABC on the first UBI floor Projected Virtual Screen store ABC powered by UBI and ebay
  11. 11. Assisted self service Note: This is an independent study. Neither Kaya skin clinic nor Marico Ltd. was part of this study. Click above
  12. 12. UBI - Prototype Click picture to launch video in youtube

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