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Using handheld devices for mobile interaction with displays in home environments

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Using handheld devices for mobile interaction with displays in home environments
An increasing number of households are equipped with a large number of TV sets and more and more of them are large highresolution displays. Furthermore, we see the integration of web browsing and email functionalities in these devices, which are then often controlled via a wireless mouse and keyboard. The latter were rather designed for the usage on a desk, rather then by a person sitting on their sofa in a living room. Therefore, this paper investigates the usage of a PDA, as a replacement which can be used for controlling a remote cursor and for text input. The results of the experimental comparison of these input devices show, as expected, the superiority of mouse and keyboard (as the study participants were very experienced with them). Surprising results were the task completion time and usability satisfaction when using the mobile device. These results show the applicability of using a mobile device for controlling an application on a remote screen. Using a mobile device provides...
Andreas Lorenz, Clara Fernandez De Castro, Enrico
Added 27 May 2010
Updated 27 May 2010
Type Conference
Year 2009
Where MHCI
Authors Andreas Lorenz, Clara Fernandez De Castro, Enrico Rukzio
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