Waving to a touch interface: Descriptive field study of a multipurpose multimodal public display

Marko Jurmu, Masaki Ogawa, Sebastian Boring, Jukka Riekki, Hideyuki Tokuda

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Abstract

Multipurpose public displays are a promising platform, but more understanding is required in how users perceive and engage them. In this paper, we present and discuss results and findings from a two-day descriptive field trial with a multipurpose public display prototype called FluiD. Our main objective was to uncover emerging issues of interaction to inform future evaluations. During the field trial within a public research exhibition, people were able to freely interact with the prototype. Twenty-six persons filled out short questionnaires and gave free-form feedback. In addition, researchers in the vicinity of the display gathered observation data. Our main findings include the difficulties encountered with mid-air gesture commands, the lack of agency in case of larger interaction area, and the possibility for stepping out from the implicit-explicit continuum in the face of potential social conflicts.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPerDis 2013 - Proceedings
Subtitle of host publication2nd ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays 2013
Pages7-12
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event2nd ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays 2013, PerDis 2013 - Mountain View, CA, United States
Duration: 2013 Jun 42013 Jun 5

Publication series

NamePerDis 2013 - Proceedings: 2nd ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays 2013

Other

Other2nd ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays 2013, PerDis 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMountain View, CA
Period13/6/413/6/5

Keywords

  • HCI
  • multimodal interaction
  • multipurpose public displays
  • proxemics
  • ubiquitous computing
  • urban informatics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture

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