List of publications

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2020

  • Haptic PIVOT: On-Demand Handhelds in VR. Robert Kovacs, Eyal Ofek, Mar Gonzalez Franco, Alexa Fay Siu, Sebastian Marwecki, Christian Holz and Mike Sinclair. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2020.
  • Omni: Volumetric Sensing and Actuation of Passive Magnetic Tools for Dynamic Haptic Feedback. Thomas Langerak, Juan Zarate, David Lindlbauer, Christian Holz and Otmar Hilliges. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2020.
  • SurfaceFleet: Exploring Distributed Interactions Unbounded from Device, Application, User, and Time. Frederik Brudy, David Ledo, Michel Pahud, Nathalie Henry Riche, Christian Holz, Anandghan Waghmare, Hemant Surale, Marcus Peinado, Xiaokuan Zhang, Shannon Joyner, Badrish Chandramouli, Umar Farooq Minhas, Jonathan Goldstein, William Buxton and Ken Hinckley. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2020.
  • Tilt-Responsive Techniques for Digital Drawing Boards. Hugo Romat, Nathalie Henry Riche, Michel Pahud, Christopher Collins, Christian Holz, Adam Riddle, William Buxton and Ken Hinckley. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2020.
  • Non-invasive intervention for motor signs of Parkinson's disease: the effect of vibratory stimuli. Antonella Macerollo, Christian Holz, Daniel Cletheroe, Julio Vega, Joshua Moody, Greg Saul, Nadzeya Paleyes, Nicolas Villar, Prasad Korlipara, Thomas Foltynie, Patricia Limousin, Haiyan Zhang and James Kilner. BMJ Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.
  • Virtual Reality Without Vision: A Haptic and Auditory White Cane to Navigate Complex Virtual Worlds. Alexa Fay Siu, Mike Sinclair, Robert Kovacs, Eyal Ofek, Christian Holz and Edward Cutrell. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2020.
  • A Rapid Tapping Task on Commodity Smartphones to Assess Motor Fatigability. Liliana Barrios, Pietro Oldrati, David Lindlbauer, Marc Hilty, Helen Hayward-Koennecke, Christian Holz and Andreas Lutteroti. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2020.
  • GazeConduits: Calibration-Free Cross-Device Collaboration through Gaze and Touch. Simon Voelker, Sebastian Hueber, Christian Remy, Christian Holz and Nicolai Marquardt. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2020.
  • Towards Privacy-Preserving Ego-Motion Estimation using an Extremely Low-Resolution Camera. Armon Shariati, Christian Holz and Sudipta N. Sinha. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 2020.

2019

  • DreamWalker: Substituting Real-World Walking Experiences with a Virtual Reality. Jackie Yang, Christian Holz, Eyal Ofek and Andrew D. Wilson. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2019.
  • CapstanCrunch: A Haptic VR Controller with User-supplied Force Feedback. Mike Sinclair, Eyal Ofek, Mar Gonzalez-Franco and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2019.
  • Mise-Unseen: Using Eye Tracking to Hide Virtual Reality Scene Changes in Plain Sight. Sebastian Marwecki, Andrew D. Wilson, Eyal Ofek, Mar Gonzalez-Franco and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2019.
  • TORC: A Virtual Reality Controller for In-Hand High-Dexterity Finger Interaction. Jaeyeon Lee, Mike Sinclair, Mar Gonzalez-Franco, Eyal Ofek and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2019.
  • Sensing Posture-Aware Pen+Touch Interaction on Tablets. Yang Zhang, Michel Pahud, Christian Holz, Haijun Xia, Gierad Laput, Michael McGuffin, Xiao Tu, Andrew Mittereder, Fei Su, William Buxton and Ken Hinckley. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2019.
  • SeeingVR: A Set of Tools to Make Virtual Reality More Accessible to People with Low Vision. Yuhang Zhao, Edward Cutrell, Christian Holz, Meredith Ringel Morris, Eyal Ofek and Andrew D. Wilson. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2019.
  • RealityCheck: Blending Virtual Environments with Situated Physical Reality. Jeremy Hartmann, Christian Holz, Eyal Ofek and Andrew D. Wilson. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2019.
  • Cross-Device Taxonomy: Survey, Opportunities and Challenges of Interactions Spanning Across Multiple Devices. Frederik Brudy, Christian Holz, Roman Rädle, Chi-Jui Wu, Steven Houben, Clemens Klokmose and Nicolai Marquardt. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2019.
  • VRoamer: Generating On-The-Fly VR Experiences While Walking inside Large, Unknown Real-World Building Environments. Lung-Pan Cheng, Eyal Ofek, Christian Holz and Andy Wilson. Proceedings of IEEE VR 2019.

2018

  • Naptics: Convenient and Continuous Blood Pressure Monitoring during Sleep. Andrew Carek and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM IMWUT 2018.
  • Doubling the Signal Quality of Smartphone Camera Pulse Oximetry Using the Display Screen as a Controllable Selective Light Source. Christian Holz and Eyal Ofek. Proceedings of IEEE EMBC 2018.
  • Project Zanzibar: A Portable and Flexible Tangible Interaction Platform. Nicolas Villar, Daniel Cletheroe, Greg Saul, Christian Holz, Tim Regan, Misha Sra, Hui-Shyong Yeo, William Field and Haiyan Zhang. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2018.
  • Haptic Revolver: Touch, Shear, Texture, and Shape Rendering on a Reconfigurable Virtual Reality Controller. Eric Whitmire, Hrvoje Benko, Christian Holz, Eyal Ofek and Mike Sinclair. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2018.
  • CLAW: A Multifunctional Handheld Haptic Controller for Grasping, Touching, and Triggering in Virtual Reality. Inrak Choi, Eyal Ofek, Hrvoje Benko, Mike Sinclair and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2018.
  • Enabling People with Visual Impairments to Navigate Virtual Reality with a Haptic and Auditory Cane Simulation. Yuhang Zhao, Cynthia Bennett, Hrvoje Benko, Ed Cutrell, Christian Holz, Meredith Morris and Mike Sinclair. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2018.
  • Haptic Links: Bimanual Haptics for Virtual Reality Using Variable Stiffness Actuation. Evan Strasnick, Christian Holz, Eyal Ofek, Mike Sinclair and Hrvoje Benko. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2018.
  • SurfaceConstellations: A Modular Hardware Platform for Ad-Hoc Reconfigurable Cross-Device Workspaces. Nicolai Marquardt, Frederik Brudy, Can Liu, Ben Bengler and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2018.
  • PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization. Roman Rädle, Hans-Christian Jetter, Jonathan Fischer, Inti Gabriel, Clemens Klokmose, Harald Reiterer and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2018.

2017

  • Glabella: Continuously Sensing Blood Pressure Behavior using an Unobtrusive Wearable Device. Christian Holz and Edward Wang. Proceedings of ACM IMWUT 2017.
  • Sparse Haptic Proxy: Touch Feedback in Virtual Environments Using a General Passive Prop. Lung-Pan Cheng, Eyal Ofek, Christian Holz, Hrvoje Benko and Andy Wilson. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2017.
  • Finding Common Ground: A Survey of Capacitive Sensing in Human-Computer Interaction. Tobias Grosse-Puppendahl, Christian Holz, Gabe Cohn, Raphael Wimmer, Oskar Bechtold, Steven Hodges, Matt Reynolds and Joshua Smith. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2017.
  • DualBlink: A Wearable Device to Continuously Detect, Track, and Actuate Blinking For Alleviating Dry Eyes and Computer Vision Syndrome. Artem Dementyev and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM IMWUT 2017.

2016

  • NormalTouch and TextureTouch: High-fidelity 3D Haptic Shape Rendering on Handheld Virtual Reality Controllers. Hrvoje Benko, Christian Holz, Mike Sinclair and Eyal Ofek. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2016.
  • DuoSkin: Rapidly Prototyping On-Skin User Interfaces Using Skin-Friendly Materials. Hsin-Liu Cindy Kao, Christian Holz, Asta Roseway, Andres Calvo and Chris Schmandt. Proceedings of ACM ISWC 2016.
  • Pre-Touch Sensing for Mobile Interaction. Ken Hinckley, Seongkook Heo, Michel Pahud, Christian Holz, Hrvoje Benko, Abigail Sellen, Richard Banks, Kenton O'Hara, Gavin Smyth and William Buxton. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2016.
  • On-Demand Biometrics: Fast and Convenient Cross-Device Login. Christian Holz and Frank Bentley. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2016.

2015

  • Tracko: Ad-hoc Mobile 3D Tracking Using Bluetooth Low Energy and Inaudible Signals for Cross-Device Interaction. Haojian Jin, Christian Holz and Kasper Hornbæk. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2015.
  • Biometric Touch Sensing: Seamlessly Augmenting Each Touch with Continuous Authentication. Christian Holz and Marius Knaust. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2015.
  • "I'm just on my phone and they're watching TV": Quantifying mobile device use while watching television. Christian Holz, Frank Bentley, Karen Church and Mitesh Patel. Proceedings of ACM TVX 2015.
  • Bodyprint: Biometric User Identification on Mobile Devices Using the Capacitive Touchscreen to Scan Body Parts. Christian Holz, Senaka Buthpitiya and Marius Knaust. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2015.

2013

  • Fiberio: A Touchscreen That Senses Fingerprints. Christian Holz and Patrick Baudisch. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2013.
  • Imaginary Reality Gaming: Ball Games Without a Ball. Patrick Baudisch, Henning Pohl, Stefanie Reinicke, Emilia Wittmers, Patrick Luehne, Marius Knaust, Sven Koehler, Patrick Schmidt and Christian Holz. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2013.
  • Imaginary Devices: Gesture-Based Interaction Mimicking Traditional Input Devices. Christian Steins, Sean Gustafson, Christian Holz and Patrick Baudisch. Proceedings of ACM MobileHCI 2013.
  • GravitySpace: Tracking Users and Their Poses in a Smart Room Using a 2D Pressure-Sensing Floor. Alan Braenzel, Christian Holz, Daniel Hoffmann, Dominik Schmidt, Marius Knaust, Patrick Luehne, Rene Meusel, Stephan Richter and Patrick Baudisch. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2013.

2012

  • Implanted User Interfaces. Christian Holz, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice and Anne Agur. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2012.
  • Bootstrapper: Recognizing Tabletop Users by their Shoes. Stephan Richter, Christian Holz and Patrick Baudisch. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2012.

2011

  • Imaginary Phone: Learning Imaginary Interfaces by Transferring Spatial Memory from a Familiar Device. Sean Gustafson, Christian Holz and Patrick Baudisch. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2011.
  • Data Miming: Inferring Spatial Object Descriptions from Human Gesture. Christian Holz and Andrew D. Wilson. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2011.
  • Understanding Touch. Christian Holz and Patrick Baudisch. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2011.

2010

  • Multitoe: High-Precision Interaction with Back-Projected Floors Based on High-Resolution Multi-Touch Input. Thomas Augsten, Konstantin Kaefer, Rene Meusel, Caroline Fetzer, Dorian Kanitz, Thomas Stoff, Torsten Becker, Christian Holz and Patrick Baudisch. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2010.
  • The Generalized Perceived Input Point Model and How to Double Touch Accuracy by Extracting Fingerprints. Christian Holz and Patrick Baudisch. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010.

2009

  • Relaxed Selection Techniques for Querying Time-Series Graphs. Christian Holz and Steven Feiner. Proceedings of ACM UIST 2009.