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Optimal User Interface Parameters for Dual-Sided Transparent Screens in Layered Window Conditions

  • Hae Youn JoungEmail author
  • Se Young Kim
  • Seung Hyun Im
  • Bo Kyung Huh
  • Heesun Kim
  • Gyu Hyun Kwon
  • Ji-Hyung Park
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9732)

Abstract

In this research, we assess a set of optimal user interface parameters for a dual-sided transparent display in a collaborative working environment. To provide an experiment setup, we develop a prototype that simulates a dual-sided transparent display using two conventional displays and associated simulation software. The user interface parameters controlled in the experiment include the transparency level and the overlapped (or layered) size of foreground and background user interface windows, where a target marker (being searched by subjects) is presented along with distraction markers. To evaluate the optimal parameter setting, we measure the response time and correct response rate from the subject input to both the foreground and background displays. From the pilot study, we found that appropriate levels of transparency and windows overlapping potentially enhance the visibility of a user interface realized on layered multiple windows. Based on this finding, we propose an extended user research, where a depth factor and a contour effect are employed in addition to the user interface parameters, which may enhance the user response time especially in cases where the windows are highly overlapped.

Keywords

Transparent display Both-sided interaction Transparency Layered interface 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the IT R&D program of MOTIE/KEIT. [10042418, UI and User Interaction Technology for more than 60 HD-level Transparent Flexible Display Applied Product Using Eye-tracking and Space Recognition].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hae Youn Joung
    • 1
    Email author
  • Se Young Kim
    • 1
  • Seung Hyun Im
    • 1
  • Bo Kyung Huh
    • 1
  • Heesun Kim
    • 1
  • Gyu Hyun Kwon
    • 1
  • Ji-Hyung Park
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for RoboticsKorea Institute of Science and TechnologySeongbuk-guKorea

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