Move-it: Interactive sticky notes actuated by shape memory alloys

Kathrin Probst, Kentaro Yasu, Thomas Seifried, Maki Sugimoto, Michael Haller, Masahiko Inami

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A lot of people still rely on pen and paper for taking short notes. Post-Its® are still the most popular paper media for informal note taking. In this paper, we present the design and implementation of Move-It, a system that combines the affordances of note taking on paper with the capabilities of computer systems. Furthermore, we present how common Post-It® notes can be actuated by shape memory alloys, thus become interactive sticky notes giving active physical feedback.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI EA 2011 - 29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Conference Proceedings and Extended Abstracts
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781450302289
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings


  • Digital pen
  • Informal note taking
  • Pen-and-paper
  • Shape memory alloys
  • Sticky notes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design


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