Alex Olwal, Ph.D.
Senior Staff Research Scientist and Manager, Google AR

Interaction Technology R&D · Augmented Reality · Wearables · Ubiquitous Computing · Human—Computer Interaction · Accessibility · Displays and Sensors

Research conducted at Google Research, MIT, Columbia University, University of California, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), and Microsoft Research, with much appreciated collaborators and contributors at the same or other institutions. Also, thank you Stanford University, Rhode Island School of Design and KTH for the opportunity to teach.

Alex Olwal

Physical Remote Collaboration
Physical Telepresence uses shape capture and display to enhance interactions with remote people and environments.
Physical Telepresence: Shape Capture and Display for Embodied, Computer-mediated Remote Collaboration
Leithinger, D., Follmer, S., Olwal, A., and Ishii, H.
Proceedings of UIST 2014 (ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology), Honolulu, HI, Oct 5-8, 2014, pp. 461-470.

UIST 2014
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Shape Displays: Spatial Interaction with Dynamic Physical Form
Leithinger, D., Follmer, S., Olwal, A., and Ishii, H.
CG&A 2015 (IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 35, no 5), Sep-Oct, 2015, pp. 417-426.

CG&A 2015
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