CapCouch: Home Control With a Posture-Sensing Couch

Publication/Creation Date
September 9 2015
Markus Hettig (creator)
Henning Pohl (creator)
Oliver Karras (creator)
Hatice Otzturk (creator)
Michael Rohs (creator)
University Of Hannover (contributor)
Media Type
Journal Article
Persuasive Intent
In relaxed living room settings, using a phone to control the room can be inappropriate or cumbersome. Instead of such explicit interactions, we enable implicit control via a posture-sensing couch. Users can then, e.g., automatically turn on the reading lights when sitting down.
HCI Platform
Discursive Type
Location on Body
Back, Buttock, Spine Torso

Date archived
November 6 2015
Last edited
January 28 2019
How to cite this entry
Markus Hettig, Henning Pohl, Oliver Karras, Hatice Otzturk, Michael Rohs. (September 9 2015). "CapCouch: Home Control With a Posture-Sensing Couch ". 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct Publication (UbiComp/ISWC 2015 Adjunct). International Joint Conference On Pervasive And Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct Publication. Fabric of Digital Life.