• United States Patent No: 8,150,942 – Conveying access to digital content using a physical token

  • United States Patent Pending No. 20060136292 – Collection of data associated with an advertisement

  • International Patent Pending No. PCT/US2004/033083 - Active images



Visiting lecturer at

Finding your leadership Style. Ladies that UX (2016)

Keynote panel: The focus for creating Contextual Customer Experiences. Tech Expo (2016)

Women in Innovation - driving growth through gender diversity. Women in Innovation networking event (2016)

Panel: The Elephant In The Room: Making Mobile Fit For Business. Open Mobile Summit, London (2016)

Digital Innovation in Travel. Future thinking in Digital Marketing as part of London Technology Week (2016)

Panel: Consumer Shopping Trends. Retail Innovation. unBound London (2015)

Trends in retail and new rules for engagement. Keynote speech at Hong Kong Knowledge of Design Week (2014)

Trends in hospitality fuelled by the sharing economy. Keynote speech at Hong Kong Knowledge of Design Week (2014)

Changing Behaviour in Places. Invited talk at Central Saint Martins, November 8 2012, London (2012)

Cognition in Space. Invited CPD Talk at Stanton Williams Architects & The Bartlett School of Architecture, London (2012)

The Psychology of Communication. Invited Master Class at the School of Communication Arts, February 07 2012, London (2012)

Creative Research for the Creative Industries. Invited talk at the Market Research Society, January 23 2012, London (2012)

Cross Cultural Dialogues – The Speaker vs the Listener. Invited talk at the Narrative in Practice Symposium, London (2011)

An invitation to interact – embedding engagement cues into objects and space. Invited talk at the Pervasive Media Studio (2011)

Social Research and Design. Doors of Perception 8, Delhi (2005)

Programme Chair. Designing for User Experience (DUX2005), San Francisco (2005)




Welcome to the Un-Hotel: Experiencing the world through someone else's home. Harpers Bazaar Interiors 2014

‘International Intelligence’ Column in Harper’s Bazaar Interiors Arabia (ongoing). Reporting on trends in interior and spatial design experiences 


Austin P, Rajani R. (2011). Arcs of Interaction. In the Proceedings of The Second Interaction Symposium on Culture, Creativity, and Interaction Design.

Parsons A, Rajani R. (2007) The Performative Edge: Place Exploration. In the Proceedings of Livenarch III; Environments and Architecure.

Social Media

Debaty P, Goddi P, Gossweiler R, Rajani R, Vorbau A, Tyler J. (2004) Enabling Informal Communication of Digital Stories. HP Labs Technical report number HPL-2004-180

Kindberg T, Tallyn E, Rajani R, Spasojevic M. (2004) Active Photos. In the Proceedings of DIS 2004, The 5th conference on Designing interactive systems: processes, practices, methods, and techniques. ACM New York, NY, USA. ISBN:1-58113-787-7

Rajani R, Vorbau A (2004). Viewing and Annotating Media with MemoryNet. In Proceedings of CHI 2004. ACM New York, NY, USA. ISBN:1-58113-703-6

Internet of Things

Kindberg T, Tallyn E, Rajani R, Spasojevic M. Active Photos. HP Labs Technical report number HPL-2004-47.

Rajani R, Vorbau A (2003). MemoryNet Viewer: Connecting People with Media. HP Labs Technical Report number HPL-2003-219.

Kindberg T, Rajani R, Spasojevic M, Tallyn E (2003), Pulp Computing: Demonstration at Ubicomp 2003.

Rajani R (2003), An Observational Study of an Independent Bookstore. HP Labs Technical Report number HPL-2003-107. - this was one the most frequently downloaded reports from the HP Labs Research Publications Site in 2003-2004 (downloaded by people external to HP)

Spatial Experiences and Internet of Things

Fleck M, Frid M, Kindberg T, O’Brian-Strain E, Rajani R, Spasojevic M (2002), Rememberer: A Tool for Capturing Museum Visits. In the proceedings of UbiComp 2002. ISBN:3-540-44267-7

Fleck M, Frid M, Kindberg T, O’Brien-Strain E, Rajani R and Spasojevic M (2002), From Informing to Remembering: Ubiquitous Systems in Interactive Museums. In Pervasive Computing (April-June 2002). ISSN: 1536-1268

Fleck M, Frid M, Kindberg T, O’Brien-Strain E, Rajani R and Spasojevic M (2002), From Informing to Remembering: Deploying a ubiquitous system in an interactive science museum. HP Labs Technical Report number HPL-2002-54.

Telemedicine and Medical Informatics

Tachakra S, Rajani R (2002), Social Presence in Telemedicine. In the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. Vol 8, No 4, pp226-230. ISSN: 1357-633X

Rajani R and Perry M (2001), Forms, Boards and Bleepers – Media and Mobility in Accident an Emergency. Poster presented at ECSCW2001. ISBN-10: 0792371631 / ISBN-13: 978-0792371632

Rajani R (2000), Mobility in a Complex Collaborative Setting. Presented to the Doctoral Colloquium at CSCW2000

Cognitive Psychology applied to Design

Rajani R and Spinelli G (2000), Learning Systems: Using Distributed Cognition as a Framework for Analysing Complex Organisational Settings. In the Proceedings of the Human Centred Technology Workshop, University of Sussex.

Rajani R and Perry M, (2000) Medical Work as Practised: implications for the design of mobile telemedicine and medical information systems. Presentation given to the SIHI conference, September 2000.

Rajani R and Perry M (1999), The Reality of Medical Work: The Case for a new Perspective on Telemedicine. In the VR Journal, Vol 4, pp243-249. ISBN: 1359-4338 (print), ISSN: 1434-9957 (online)

Rajani R and Rosenberg D (1999), Usable Or Not? Factors Affecting the Usability of Web Sites. In Computer Mediated Communication Magazine Special Focus on Web Usability, Vol 6, No 1, ISSN 1076-027X.

Rajani, R (1998), Investigating Web Usability. In Internetworking: The ITG (Internet Technical Group) Newsletter, Vol 1, No 3.