Most mobile games are designed for users to only focus on their own screens thus lack of face-to-face interaction even users are sitting together. Prior work shows that the shared information space created by multiple mobile devices can encourage users to communicate to each other naturally. The aim of this work is to provide a fluent view-stitching technique for mobile phone users to establish their information-shared view. We present MagMobile: a new spatial interaction technique that allows users to stitch views by simply putting multiple mobile devices close to each other. We describe the design of spatial-aware sensor module which is low cost and easy to be obtained into phones. We also propose two collaborative games to engage social interactions in the co-located place. Copyright 2012 ACM.
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM 2012 10.1145/2406367.2406440