Let’s Play the Arcade Machines
Stewart, F., Flint, T., Grandison, T., Webster, G., & Tyrie, C. (2022)
Let’s Play the Arcade Machines. In Proceedings of the 35th British HCI and Doctoral Consortium 2022, UK. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2022.46
“Let’s Play the Arcade Machines” showcases games made by children in schools in the Wester Hailes area of Edinburgh. The project aims to expose the children to a constructioni...
When will Immersive Virtual Reality have its day? Challenges to IVR adoption in the home as exposed in studies with teenagers, parents and experts
Hall, L., Paracha, S., Mitsche, N., Flint, T., Stewart, F., MacFarlane, K., & Hagan-Green, G. (2022)
When will Immersive Virtual Reality have its day? Challenges to IVR adoption in the home as exposed in studies with teenagers, parents and experts. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 28, 169-201. https://doi.org/10.1162/pres_a_00347
In response to the pandemic, many countries have had multiple lockdowns punctuated by partial freedoms limiting physically being together. In 2020-21, during the COVID-19 pand...
Still looking for new ways to play and learn… Expert perspectives and expectations for interactive toys
Hall, L., Paracha, S., Flint, T., MacFarlane, K., Stewart, F., Hagan-Green, G., & Watson, D. (2022)
Still looking for new ways to play and learn… Expert perspectives and expectations for interactive toys. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, 31, Article 100361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2021.100361
The use of interactive, smart and connected toys is expected to increase rapidly with many claiming not only new ways to play, but also to have educational benefits. However, ...
Virtualizing the real: a virtual reality contemporary sculpture park for children
Flint, T., Hall, L., Stewart, F., & Hagan, D. (2018)
Virtualizing the real: a virtual reality contemporary sculpture park for children. Digital Creativity, 29(2/3), 191-207. https://doi.org/10.1080/14626268.2018.1511601
This paper discusses a virtual reality experience for a contemporary sculpture park, Jupiter Artland, developed in Minecraft targeting 9-11-year-old children. Issues of fideli...
Mixing and re-purposing realities.
Flint, T., Hall, L., & Stewart, F. (2018)
Mixing and re-purposing realities. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2018.39
This paper discusses a mixed reality that intertwines two parallel spaces, a real and a virtual contemporary sculpture park. With the goal to create a game that motivated chil...
Winky Dink and you: determining patterns of narrative for interactive television.
Smith, I., Stewart, F., & Turner, P. (2003)
Winky Dink and you: determining patterns of narrative for interactive television. In Second European Conference on Interactive Television
We report on the identification, creation and use of narrative patterns to create an interactive cartoon. We have undertaken an analysis of an American 1950-60’s interactive t...