NFC-Based Mobile Interactions with Direct-View Displays

  • Khoovirajsingh Seewoonauth
  • Enrico Rukzio
  • Robert Hardy
  • Paul Holleis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5726)

Abstract

Two NFC-based interactions are described in the paper. The first interaction technique is referred to as Touch & Connect: a process by which an NFC tag is used to rapidly pair a mobile device with a computer. The second interaction technique is referred to as Touch & Select, and considerably extends the Touch & Connect concept by allowing the use of an NFC-enabled mobile phone to directly touch at, and select, an object on the computer screen. We achieve this by attaching a grid of NFC tags to the back of the screen. A picture browsing application has been developed in order to compare Touch & Connect and Touch & Select with the currently available Bluetooth-based approach. Our most salient findings show a considerable task time decrease for Touch-and-Connect (31%) and Touch-and-Select (43%) over the standard Bluetooth approach for picture browsing tasks.

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Khoovirajsingh Seewoonauth
    • 1
  • Enrico Rukzio
    • 1
  • Robert Hardy
    • 1
  • Paul Holleis
    • 2
  1. 1.Computing DepartmentLancaster UniversityUK
  2. 2.DoCoMo Euro-LabsGermany

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