ROY SHILKROT
RESEARCH AFFILIATE
Roy graduated with a PhD from the group in 2015. His interests are in augmented user interface and communication experiences, alongside sailing, writing and music. He received a B.Sc and M.Sc in Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University and Tel-Aviv-Yaffo College, and also has 8 years of experience working in the Israeli high-tech industry, both in start-ups and enterprise. Prior to the MIT Media Lab he worked in Comverse Innovation Labs, researching and designing mobile user experience.

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Publications

Roy Shilkrot, Pattie Maes, Joseph A. Paradiso, and Amit Zoran. Augmented Airbrush for Computer Aided Painting (CAP). 2015. ACM Trans. Graph. 34, 2, Article 19 (March 2015)   [PDF]   [Link]

Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber, Meng Ee Wong, Pattie Maes, and Suranga Chandima Nanayakkara. "FingerReader: a wearable device to explore text reading on the go". To appear in the proceedings of the International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). 2015 ACM   [PDF]

Digital Digits: A Comprehensive Survey of Finger Augmentation Devices. Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber, Jürgen Steimle, Suranga Nanayakkara, Pattie Maes. ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Vol. 48.2, November 2015.   [Link]

Jochen Huber, Jun Rekimoto, Masahiko Inami, Roy Shilkrot, Pattie Maes, Meng Ee Wong, Graham Pullin and Suranga Nanayakkara. "Workshop on Assistive Augmentation" Proceedings of CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, to appear.   [PDF]   [Link]

Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber, Connie K. Liu, Pattie Maes and Suranga Nanayakkara. "FingerReader: A Wearable Device to Support Text-Reading on the Go". In Proceedings of CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '14). To appear.   [PDF]

Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber, Connie K. Liu, Pattie Maes and Suranga Nanayakkara. "A Wearable Text-Reading Device for the Visually-Impaired". In Proceedings of CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '14 – Video Showcase). To appear.

Zoran, Amit; Shilkrot, Roy; Goyal, Pragun; Maes, Pattie; Paradiso, Joseph A, "The Wise Chisel: The Rise of the Smart Handheld Tool," Pervasive Computing, IEEE , vol.13, no.3, pp.48,57, July-Sept. 2014   [Link]

Amit Zoran, Roy Shilkrot, Suranga Nanayakkara and Joseph Paradiso. "The Hybrid Artisans: A Case Study in Smart Tools." To appear in the ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (ToCHI). 2014   [Link]

Roy Shilkrot, Pattie Maes, Amit Zoran. "Physical Painting With a Digital Airbrush." SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies and Studio, Vancouver BC, August 10, 2014.   [PDF]   [Link]

Roy Shilkrot, Nick Montfort, Pattie Maes. "nARratives of Augmented Worlds." To appear in the proceedings of the I'ntl Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2014), Munich, September 2014.   [PDF]   [Link]

S. Nanayakkara, R. Shilkrot, K. Peen Yeo and P. Maes, "EyeRing: A Finger Worn Input Device for Seamless Interactions with our Surroundings", To appear in the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Augmented Human, March 7, 2013   [PDF]

Hettiarachchi A., Nanayakkara S. C., Yeo K.P., Shilkrot R. and Maes P. ”FingerDraw: More than a Digital Paintbrush”, ACM SIGCHI Augmented Human, March, 2013.   [PDF]

Zoran, Amit, Roy Shilkrot and Joseph A. Paradiso. 2013. “Human-computer Interaction for Hybrid Carving.” The 26th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology (UIST '13). ACM, St. Andrews, Scotland.

Nanayakkara S. C., Shilkrot R. and Maes P.. “EyeRing: An Eye on a Finger. ” Intl. Conf. Human Factors in Computing (CHI 2012) Video, May 5-10, 2012.   [PDF]

Nanayakkara S. C., Shilkrot R. and Maes P.. “EyeRing: A Finger-worn Assitant.” Intl. Conf. Human Factors in Computing (CHI 2012), Work-In-Progress, May 5-10, 2012.   [PDF]

Roy Shilkrot, Seth hunter and Patricia Maes. “PoCoMo: Projected Collaboration using Mobile Devices. ” To appear in the proceeding of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (Mobile HCI 2011), August 30, 2011.   [PDF]

Li Bian and Roy Shilkrot. “PalimPost: Information Convergence Using Sticky Notes. ” To appear in the proceeding of the Ninth International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2011), Demo, June 12th, 2011.