There is a mesh of interesting things going on here. The idea is we will interact with objects and in places in new ways to produce new experiences.
- Microsoft Surface
- Natural Interaction
- Human Joysticks
- Valli (2007) Natural Interaction Whitepaper
- The Coming Age of Magic Kuniavsky (2007)
Update: Of course now (2016) as opposed to back then (2006) we know that while we do have some magical touch interfaces, which provide a great deal of presence, that presence is people being mesmerized by photos of their drunken friends.