Canonical Designer Shows Off User-Aware Prototype
Sep 21, 2010, 20:04 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Over at Canonical's design blog, Christian Giordano
introduced an early prototype for a user-aware framework that
tracks a user's movements and responds by triggering different
"The blog details a few examples such as having the computer
initiate full-screen mode when a user leans back in their chair.
Canonical also toyed with a parallax technique that shifted the
desktop's reference point depending on where the user was
positioned in relationship to it."