Awards for Best Paper, Note, Poster, and Design Competition!

Congratulations to the winners of the MobileHCI 2011 Best Paper, Best Note, Best Poster, and Design Competition Awards.

Best Paper Award

100,000,000 Taps: Analysis and Improvement of Touch Performance in the Large

Niels Henze, Univ. of Oldenburg Enrico Rukzio, Univ. of Duisburg-Essen, Susanne Boll, Univ. of Oldenburg

Best Notes Award

The Effects of Walking Speed on Target Acquisition on a Touchscreen Interface

Joanna Bergstrom-Lehtovirta and Antti Oulasvirta HIIT, Aalto University and University of Helsinki

Best Poster Award

Oh music, where art thou?

Daniel Tetteroo, Matthijs Zwinderman, Tetiana Zavialova and Paul Lehouck TU Eindhoven

Design Competition 1st

BrailleTouch: Designing a Mobile Eyes-Free Soft Keyboard

Mario Romero, Brian Frey, Caleb Southern and Gregory D. Abowd, Georgia Institute of Technology


Designing Mobile Phones using Silent Speech Input and Auditory Feedback

Kamer Ali Yuksel, Sinan Buyukbas and Serdar Hasan Adali, Sabanci University


First Contact: Encouraging use of emergency contact details on mobile phones

John Greaney, School of Creative Technologies Institute of Art, Design, Technology (IADT)

In addition, in the best paper award category, an honorary mentioning was offered to “The Effects of Walking, Feedback and Control Method on Pressure-Based Interaction” by Graham Wilson, Stephen Brewster, Martin Halvey, Andrew Crossan and Craig Stewart, Univ. of Glasgow.