Investigating Phicon feedback in non-visual tangible user interfaces

McGookin, D. and Brewster, S. (2011) Investigating Phicon feedback in non-visual tangible user interfaces. In: Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM: New York, NY, USA, pp. 1543-1548. ISBN 9781450302685 (doi:10.1145/1979742.1979805)

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We investigated ways that users could interact with Phicons in non-visual tabletop tangible user interfaces (TUIs). We carried out a brainstorming and rapid prototyping session with a blind usability expert, using two different non-visual TUI scenarios to quickly explore the design space. From this, we derived a basic set of guidelines and interactions that are common in both scenarios, and which we believe are common in most non-visual tabletop TUI applications. Future work is focused on validating our findings in a fully functioning system.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McGookin, Dr David and Brewster, Professor Stephen
Authors: McGookin, D., and Brewster, S.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science

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