Grasp Interaction with Tablets

  • Katrin Wolf

Part of the T-Labs Series in Telecommunication Services book series (TLABS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 123-128

About this book


This book presents guidelines for a future device type: a tablet that allows ergonomic front- and back-of-device interaction. These guidelines help designers and developers of user interfaces to build ergonomic applications for tablet devices, in particular for devices that enable back-of-device interaction. In addition, manufacturers of tablet devices obtain arguments that back-of-device interaction is a promising extension of the interaction design space and results in increased input capabilities, enriched design possibilities, and proven usability. The guidelines are derived from empirical studies and developed to fit the users’ skills to the way the novel device type is held. Three particular research areas that are relevant to develop design guidelines for tablet interaction are investigated: ergonomic gestures, interaction areas, and pointing techniques.


Device Balance Point Ergonomic Gestures Gesture Recognition Grasp-based Tablet Interaction Interaction Performance Pointing Techniques Touchscreen

Authors and affiliations

  • Katrin Wolf
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  1. 1.Quality and Usability LabTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13980-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13981-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-2810
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-2829
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