This works present an approach for needle-based interventions to provide navigational feedback directly on the instrument and close to the situs by mounting a small display onto the needle.

Marc Herrlich, Parnian Tavakol, David Black, Dirk Wenig, Christian Rieder, Rainer Malaka and Ron Kikinis (2017) Instrument-mounted Displays for Reducing Cognitive Load During Surgical Navigation In Int J CARS: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 1-7. Springer. 10.1007/s11548-017-1540-6 | BibTex

WatchThru expands smartwatches into 3D through a transparent display. This enables novel interactions that leverage and extend smartwatch glanceability.

Dirk Wenig, Johannes Schöning, Alex Olwal, Mathias Oben and Rainer Malaka (2017) WatchThru: Expanding Smartwatch Displays with Mid-air Visuals and Wrist-worn Augmented Reality In CHI '17: Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 716-721. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/3025453.3025852 | PDF of Paper | BibTex

Prior research attributes a positive effect of interactivity to cognition. This work investigates how common interaction with large displays impacts on recall in learning tasks.

Philipp Panhey, Tanja Döring, Stefan Schneegass, Dirk Wenig and Florian Alt (2015) What People Really Remember: Understanding Cognitive Effects When Interacting with Large Displays In ITS '15: Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces, 103-106. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 10.1145/2817721.2817732 | BibTex