Drag-and-drop for older adults using touchscreen devices: effects of screen sizes and interaction techniques on accuracy

Title: Drag-and-drop for older adults using touchscreen devices: effects of screen sizes and interaction techniques on accuracy
Authors: Motti, Lilian GenaroVigouroux, NadineGorce, Philippe
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10247
Date: 31-Oct-2014
Online since: 2019-05-01T10:46:07Z
Abstract: This study investigates the accuracy of drag-and-drop interaction for older adults by analyzing the number of supplementary attempts for positioning a target during the execution of tactile puzzle games on two different screen sizes, tablet and smartphone, with finger and pen interaction. 24 older subjects (aged 65 to 86) participated of the experiment. The results showed that there is a significant effect of the interaction techniques during interaction on smartphone. Subjects were more accurate during pen interaction on both screen sizes. Age effects were significant but subjects aged 80 years old or oldest sometimes performed better than subjects aged 70 to 79 years old, especially during pen interaction. This study shows that drag-and-drop is an efficient technique for moving targets even on small touchscreen devices and pen interaction may help older users to execute more accurate drag-and-drop interaction on touchscreen devices.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: ACM
Copyright (published version): 2014 ACM
Keywords: TouchscreenOlder adultsElderlyInteraction techniquesDrag-and-dropPen interactionSerious game
DOI: 10.1145/2670444.2670460
Other versions: https://ihm14.afihm.org/
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Casiez, G., Pietrzak, T., Chapuis, O., Conversy, S. (eds.). Proceedings of the 26th Conference on l'Interaction Homme-Machine
Conference Details: The 26th Conference on l'Interaction Homme-Machine (IHM'14), Villeneuvue d'Ascq, France, 28-31 October 2014
ISBN: 978-1-4503-2935-4
Appears in Collections:Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science Research Collection

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