In 1991, Pierre Wellner introduced the world to the DigitalDesk . This was the first attempt at revolutionizing office work by integrating the best of the tangible and digital realms. Since then, technology has developed: The Internet has connected us, and large interactive screens are fast becoming a fixture of the modern workplace. Yet despite the romance between computer and desk, the details of a possible relationship have remained elusive and curiously vague. Interactive desks are an idea with a rich history in research. Much of this has focused on short, walk-up-and-use scenarios that focus on evaluating specific aspects of…
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