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Enclosed: A Component-Centric Interface for Designing Prototype Enclosures

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Publication date2013
Host publicationProceedings of the 7th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI '13)
PublisherACM
Pages215-218
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This paper explores the problem of designing enclosures (or physical cases) that are needed for prototyping electronic devices. We present a novel interface that uses electronic components as handles for designing the 3D shape of the enclosure. We use the .NET Gadgeteer platform as a case study of this problem, and implemented a proof-of-concept system for designing enclosures for Gadgeteer components. We show examples of enclosures designed and fabricated with our system.

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