A User Interface for Free-Form Shape Design at the Responsive Workbench

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Gerold Wesche

Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication IMK, Sankt Augustin, Germany

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 4(3), 178-185 (Sep 07, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1763934 History: Received July 01, 2003; Revised April 01, 2004; Online September 07, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Set up of the two-sided Responsive Workbench. Two projectors are integrated in the housing. Objects appear above the table top.
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Smoothing a curve locally. The original curve is shown in gray. A dotted path indicates how the pointer is moved along the curve.
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Sharpening a curve locally. Compared to Fig. 4, the influenced region is shorter.
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Dragging a curve segment
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Deforming a network curve. The part being modified covers two curve pieces and is shown in light color. The adapting parts of the network are shown in dark color. The unchanged parts are black, and the previous state of the curves is shown in gray.
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Sculpting the front part
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The hand menu interaction widget
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Handling the menu. The menu is effectively attached to the coordinate system [x,y,z,w]. With the shown direction of the stylus, the yellow tool is selected by evaluating h.
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The design of the ToolFinger, shown with the hand and the input device. Thick sections correspond to selectable tools. They are separated by thin sections.
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Deforming a curve using the ToolFinger




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