A-Coord Input: Augmented Pen-Based Interactions by Combining Auxiliary Input Channels



The human hand can naturally coordinate multiple finger joints. For this reason, digital pens are now embedded with auxiliary input sensors to capture these actions. Prior research on auxiliary input channels has mainly investigated them in isolation of one another.

In this project, we explore whether users can control multiple digital pen input channels simultaneously, (e.g., press and roll a pen) beyond their abilities to do so with highly familiar and well-practiced tasks, such as writing and drawing.






Khalad Hasan, Xing-Dong Yang, Andrea Bunt and Pourang Irani. 2012. A-Coord Input: Coordinating Auxiliary Input Streams for Augmenting Contextual Pen-Based Interactions. In Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012). Austin, Texas. ACM, 805-814.


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