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Christian is a researcher at Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, focusing on novel human-computer interfaces, small and wearable devices, sensing systems, and signal processing.

For all papers, presentations and videos, please see Christian’s external homepage at christianholz.net.

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Two publications on physiological sensing.

Glabella: Continuously Sensing Blood Pressure Behavior using an Unobtrusive Wearable Device.
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DualBlink: A Wearable Device to Continuously Detect, Track, and Actuate Blinking For Alleviating Dry Eyes and Computer Vision Syndrome.
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Both papers presented at Ubicomp 2017.

 

 

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Recent publications

Holz, C. and Wang, E.J.
Glabella: Continuously Sensing Blood Pressure Behavior using an Unobtrusive Wearable Device.
To appear in PACM IMWUT ’17, 23 pages.
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Dementyev, A. and Holz, C.
DualBlink: A Wearable Device to Continuously Detect, Track, and Actuate Blinking For Alleviating Dry Eyes and Computer Vision Syndrome.
To appear in PACM IMWUT ’17, 19 pages.
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Grosse-Puppendahl, T., Holz, C., Cohn, G., Wimmer, R., Bechtold, O., Hodges, S., Reynolds, M. and Smith, J.
Finding Common Ground: A Survey of Capacitive Sensing in Human-Computer Interaction.
In Proceedings of CHI ’17, 3293–3315.
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Cheng, L.-P., Ofek, E., Holz, C., Benko, H. and Wilson, A.
Sparse Haptic Proxies: Simulating Touch Feedback in Dense Virtual Environments Using Simple Passive Props.
In Proceedings of CHI ’17, 3718–3728.
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Benko, H., Holz, C., Sinclair, M. and Ofek, E.
NormalTouch and TextureTouch: High-fidelity 3D Haptic Shape Rendering on Handheld Virtual Reality Controllers.
In Proceedings of UIST ’16, 717–728. Honorable mention.
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Kao, H.-L.C., Holz, C., Roseway, A., Calvo, A. and Schmandt, C.
DuoSkin: Rapidly Prototyping On-Skin User Interfaces Using Skin-Friendly Materials.
In Proceedings of ISWC ’16, 16–23.
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Holz, C. and Bentley, F.
On-Demand Biometrics: Fast Cross-Device Authentication.
In Proceedings of CHI ’16, 3761–3766.
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Hinckley, K., Heo, S., Pahud, M., Holz, C., Benko, H., Sellen, A., Banks, R., O’Hara, K., Smyth, G. and Buxton, W.
Pre-Touch Sensing for Mobile Interaction.
In Proceedings of CHI ’16, 2869–2881.
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Holz, C. and Knaust, M.
Biometric Touch Sensing: Seamlessly Augmenting Each Touch with Continuous Authentication.
In Proceedings of UIST ’15, 303–312.
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Jin, H., Holz, C. and Hornbæk, K.
Tracko: Ad-hoc Mobile 3D Tracking Using Bluetooth Low Energy and Acoustic Signals For Cross-Device Interaction.
In Proceedings of UIST ’15, 147–156.
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