DriftBoard: A PanningBased Text Entry Technique for UltraSmall Touchscreens.

Shibata, Tomoki.
Afergan, Daniel.
Kong, Danielle.
Yuksel, Beste F.
MacKenzie, I. Scott, 1951-
Jacob, Robert J. K.

Emerging ultra-small wearables like smartwatches pose a design challenge for touch-based text entry. This is due to the "fat-finger problem," wherein users struggle to select elements much smaller than their fingers. To address this challenge, we developed DriftBoard, a panning-based text entry technique where the user types by positioning a movable qwerty keyboard on an interactive area with resp... read more

Human-computer interaction.
Touch screens.
Tufts University. Department of Computer Science.
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Shibata, T., Afergan, D., Kong, D., Yuksel, B. F., MacKenzie, I. S., & Jacob, R. J. K. (2016). DriftBoard. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology - UIST '16. doi:10.1145/2984511.2984591.
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