Enrique Encinas
IxD + Design Research



︎Cyranoid-heavy interactive activity


A study of the workings of surrogate humans for distant communication.

Work done in collaboration with Robb Mitchell that resulted in several publications and a place in the finals of the ACM Student Research Competition in CHI 2015.

︎ Encinas, Enrique. "Cyrafour: How Two Human Avatars Communicate With Each Other." In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 109-114. ACM, 2015.

︎Encinas, Enrique, and Robb Mitchell. "Cyrafour: an experiential activity facilitating empathic distant communication among copresent individuals." In Proceedings of the 6th Augmented Human International Conference, pp. 165-166. ACM, 2015.

︎Encinas, Enrique, and Robb Mitchell. "Feeling other's relationships: embodied real time duplication of face-to-face encounters" In 4th Participatory Innovation Conference 2015, p33. 2015