Ackad, C and Wasinger, R and Gluga, R and Kay, J and Tomitsch, M, Measuring interactivity at an interactive public information display, Proceedings of OZCHI'13, 25-29 NOvember 2013, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 1-4. (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]
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Public Information Displays (PIDs) have only recently begun to support user interaction. Traditionally, such displays have been static and non-interactive, and past research has shown that users of such displays (both noninteractive and interactive) are often oblivious to them; a term commonly known as 'display blindness'.
In this paper, we describe the results from a field study that was conducted on a gesture-based PID, to observe interactivity with the display over a number of different experiment conditions. Over a period of 120 days, a total of 2,468 people approached the display. Results show that 71% proceeded to face the display, and from this, 62% of these people proceeded to interact with the display, with average interaction sessions lasting 28 seconds. Results from this study provide valuable insight into interaction sessions with interactive PIDs, as well as an essential baseline for future studies into PID interactivity.
|Item Type:||Refereed Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Interactive public information displays, gestural interaction, user centered design and user studies, ubiquitous computing|
|Research Division:||Information and Computing Sciences|
|Research Group:||Information Systems|
|Research Field:||Computer-Human Interaction|
|Objective Division:||Information and Communication Services|
|Objective Group:||Computer Software and Services|
|Objective Field:||Application Software Packages (excl. Computer Games)|
|Author:||Wasinger, R (Dr Rainer Wasinger)|
|Deposited By:||Computing and Information Systems|
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