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Is it Possible to Interact with a Handheld Device While Holding it in Both Hands?

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Is it Possible to Interact with a Handheld Device While Holding it in Both Hands?
Abstract: Intuitiveness, attractiveness and efficiency are in general important characteristics of high quality User Interfaces (UI). In the case of a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) and other life threatening situations good user interfaces are essential as every second counts in these time-critical situations. Finding the best way to interact with the system is a challenge with many open issues. Therefore, it is essential to test different UI alternatives to determine important usability issues as those mentioned before. This paper focuses on the research question how patients can be selected on a map application which runs on a rugged tablet PC. A rugged tablet PC is in general heavy because of its robustness, which introduces a new special requirement in addition to the existing UI requirements. Consequently, since the users are forced to hold the tablet PC with two hands because of its heaviness, they have to perform all UI interaction with the thumbs. This implies that the users ar...
Tayfur Coskun, Eva Artinger, Simon Nestler, Amal B
Added 25 Jan 2011
Updated 25 Jan 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Where GI
Authors Tayfur Coskun, Eva Artinger, Simon Nestler, Amal Benzina, Gudrun Klinker
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