The Study of Pressure-Based Technique for Target Acquisition in Pen User Interfaces

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Pen pressure has enabled a new degree of freedom for interactions in pen-based user interfaces, which has been shown the potential in relevant studies [6-8]. In this paper, we present a new pressure-based technique called Pressure Cursor for target acquisitions, in particular for small targets. Pressure Cursor enhances target acquisition by employing pen pressure as a control variable to enlarge the cursor. Pressure Cursor uses quick-release in the final determination of selecting a target, being different from traditional pointing technique (clicking). This technique is especially helpful for small targets. We conducted a quantitative experiment to examine the performance of this technique and to reveal its significant benefits.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 271-273)

Edited by:

Junqiao Xiong

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808-811

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.271-273.808

Citation:

H. Liu and Y. Ren, "The Study of Pressure-Based Technique for Target Acquisition in Pen User Interfaces", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 271-273, pp. 808-811, 2011

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July 2011

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