Gijs Huisman

Researcher at the Human Media Interaction Group of the University of Twente, working on Social Touch Techology.

Category: Experiments

Digital nature

For the past couple of months I have been working on a short-term project together with people from the behavioral science and design departments of our university, as well as with KAIST in South Korea. In the project, we design and evaluate an ambient display that shows digitalized versions of natural landscapes. The idea is […]

Conductive wool

Yesterday I was toying around with some conductive wool together with Aduen. I’ve been told that they make airplane carpets out of this stuff to discharge static electricity created by passengers. What I found quite amazing about this stuff is how sensitive it is to touch. Even a very slight brushing strokes registers as a […]