Title

Collaboration Using Multiple PDAs Connected to a PC

Date of Original Version

2000

Type

Working Paper

Rights Management

All Rights Reserved

Abstract or Description

The Pebbles research project is investigating how the functionality and the user interface can be spread across all of the computing and input / output devices that one or more users have available. In this way, the hand-held devices can be used to augment the other computers rather than just being a replacement when other computers are not available. As part of this research, we are looking at how multiple people can use their hand-helds to share control of a main computer running either legacy applications, or custom multi-person applications. We are also looking at how information and control can be fluidly moved between the main screen and the individual hand-held screens.