Extending Interaction for Smart Watches: Enabling Bimanual Around Device Control

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Title: Extending Interaction for Smart Watches: Enabling Bimanual Around Device Control
Authors: Knibbe, Jarrod
Martinez Plasencia, Diego
Bainbridge, Christopher
Coyle, David
et al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6734
Date: 1-May-2014
Abstract: The size of a smart watch limits the available interactive surface for the user. Most current smart watches use a combination of a touch screen and physical buttons. Unfortunately, a small touch screen's usability is limited when it can be easily occluded, such as by a finger. In this paper, we look at extending the interactive surface for a smart watch to the back of the hand. Our approach reduces screen occlusion by enabling off-device gestural interaction. We define a range of supported bimanual gestures and present a prototype device.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: ACM
Copyright (published version): 2014 the Authors
Keywords: Bimanual gestures;Mobile devices;Around device interaction;Surface appropriation;Haptic feedback;Display occlusion
DOI: 10.1145/2559206.2581315
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Conference Details: CHI EA '14 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 26 April - 1 May 2014, Toronto Canada
Appears in Collections:Computer Science Research Collection

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