Microsoft at UIST 2019

Microsoft at UIST 2019


The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) is the premier forum for innovations in human-computer interfaces. UIST brings together people from diverse areas including graphical & web user interfaces, tangible & ubiquitous computing, virtual & augmented reality, multimedia, new input & output devices, and CSCW. As a Bronze sponsor, Microsoft looks forward to making UIST an ideal opportunity to exchange research results and ideas.


Vision Chair: Andy Wilson
Sustainability Chair: Nicholas Chen
Program Committee members: Danielle Bragg, Nathalie Henry Riche


Monday, October 21

11:00 AM–12:30 PM | Software and Hardware Development

Mercury: Empowering Programmers’ Mobile Work Practices with Microproductivity
Alex Williams, Harmanpreet Kaur, Shamsi Iqbal, Ryen White, Jaime Teevan, Adam Fourney

Tuesday, October 22

4:30 PM–6:00 PM | Accessibility

GesturePod: Enabling On-device Gesture-based Interaction for White Cane Users
Shishir Patil, Don Dennis, Chirag Pabbaraju, Nadeem Shaheer, Harsha Vardhan Simhadri, Vivek Seshadri, Manik Varma, Prateek Jain

2:00 PM–4:00 PM | Haptics and Illusions

Mise-Unseen: Using Eye Tracking to Hide Virtual Reality Scene Changes in Plain Sight
Sebastian Marwecki, Andrew Wilson, Eyal Ofek, Mar Gonzalez Franco, Christian Holz

2:00 PM–4:00 PM | Haptics and Illusions

CapstanCrunch: A Haptic VR Controller with User-supplied Force Feedback
Mike Sinclair, Eyal Ofek, Mar Gonzalez-Franco, Christian Holz

Wednesday, October 23

9:00 AM–10:30 AM | Text

SpaceInk: Making Space for In-Context Annotations
Hugo Romat, Emmanuel Pietriga, Nathalie Henry Riche, Ken Hinckley, Caroline Appert

9:00 AM–10:30 AM | Haptics

HapSense: A Soft Haptic I/O Device with Uninterrupted Dual Functionalities of Force Sensing and Vibrotactile Actuation
Sang Ho Yoon, Siyuan Ma, Woo Suk Lee, Shantanu Thakurdesai, Di Sun, Flávio Ribeiro, James Holbery

11:00 AM–12:30 PM | Touch Input

Ohmic-Sticker: Force-to-Motion Type Input Device that Extends Capacitive Touch Surface
Kaori Ikematsu, Masaaki Fukumoto, Itiro Siio

2:00 PM–3:30 PM | Walking, Jumping, Roaming

DreamWalker: Substituting Real-World Walking Experiences with a Virtual Reality
Jackie Yang, Christian Holz, Eyal Ofek, Andrew Wilson