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Adjustable Interactive Rings for iDTV: First Results of an Experiment with End-Users

  • Leonardo Cunha de Miranda
  • Heiko Horst Hornung
  • M. Cecília C. Baranauskas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6776)

Abstract

Based on previous results of our research in the field of physical artifacts for interaction with Interactive Digital Television (iDTV) we developed a new digital device we named Adjustable Interactive Rings (AIRs). This work presents a quantitative analysis of an experiment conducted with twelve end-users in order to investigate the interaction of users with the hardware prototype of AIRs for iDTV. The experiment results presented in this paper indicate a positive acceptance of our solution and a good learning curve with respect to the interaction language of this physical artifact of interaction.

Keywords

interactive digital television interaction design user experiment quantitative analysis gesture-based interaction human-computer interaction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonardo Cunha de Miranda
    • 1
  • Heiko Horst Hornung
    • 1
  • M. Cecília C. Baranauskas
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ComputingUniversity of Campinas (UNICAMP)CampinasBrazil

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