Re: ~e; hiddenCam
"Etienne Cliquet" <email@example.com>
Mon, 6 Jan 2003 13:02:08 +0100
Thank you for your generous and personnal feed-back.
I've found the video of first demos by Engelbart.
Unfortunately, it is only in real audio format.
Have a good international time and thank you for
this excellent mailing-list.
> hi Etienne, thank you for sending the URL of your work.
> i found it very interesting and it reminded me of many
> things. my initial impression was that i wondered how
> you were able to get so much animation in such a small
> download, which made it mysterious in a way, to me.
> i vaguely remember seeing (images of) Engelbart's
> 'mouse' and other interface, yet it reminded more of a
> technology i briefly encountered from a silicon-valley
> startup (whose name i've forgotten)...
> basically, it was an eye-tracking device that would be
> used for watching how people interact with websites,
> by scanning their eyeballs and mapping the geometry
> back onto the website they were interacting with, so as
> to 'scientifically' gauge how accurate the interface design
> was, in relation to stated goals via such user testing. in
> the end, it was basically what you've done, but if lines
> of different colors were added, for how mouses acted
> on the screen in relation to different colored lines for
> the tracking of users' eyeballs. thus, the mouses i saw
> on your site see to show use of the left-navigation in
> the same way this e-commerce testing would do. a
> second relation was that, when imagining such lines,
> it seems that Sol Lewitt's work (at least what i've seen
> of it, when connecting various numbers via linework)
> might also be part of the mysterious mouse movements.
> thanks for sending your work.
> On Sunday, January 5, 2003, at 06:41 AM, Etienne Cliquet wrote:
> > I've made a hybrid interface between film and animation, cinema
> > web:
> > http://www.teleferique.org/equipment/hiddenCam/
> > (hiddenCam captures the action of the mouse and save it to
> > database)
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