Vincent Levesque, Louise Oram and Karon MacLean win 2012 Haptics Symposium Best Paper Award

Karon MacLean's UBC-CS team (postdoc Vincent Levesque, now at Immersion Corp. and Master's student Louise Oram) win Best Paper award at the 2012 IEEE Haptics Symposium, held in Vancouver, March 4-7. Their paper, "Exploring the Design Space of Programmable Friction for Scrolling Interactions", shows how novel interaction design methods can leverage new touchscreen technologies (like variable friction on glass surfaces) to make them more useful and informative.

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