Laser Pointer Interaction and Its Properties in Pointing Performance

  • Makio Ishihara
  • Takuya Nakashima
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 373)

Abstract

This manuscript conducts an experiment in properties of pointing performance for laser pointer interaction. Fitts’s Law is used to evaluate pointing performance of traditional pointing devices like mouses and touchpads but it is not suitable to evaluate it for laser pointer interaction. This manuscript introduces a model function to express and parameterize pointing performance of a Nintendo Wii-based pointing device. The result shows that the obtained model function can express it by the error ratio of about 3%.

Keywords

pointing performance Nintendo Wii laser pointer interaction ISO9241-9 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Makio Ishihara
    • 1
  • Takuya Nakashima
    • 2
  1. 1.Fukuoka Institute of TechnologyHigashi-kuJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Computer Science and EngineeringFukuoka Institute of TechnologyHigashi-kuJapan

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