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Understanding engagement with tangible user interfaces

Wyeth, Peta (2008) Understanding engagement with tangible user interfaces. In Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction : Designing for Habitus and Habitat, ACM, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, pp. 331-334.

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Abstract

This paper examines the issues surrounding the successful design and development of tangible technology for optimal engagement in playful activities. At present there is very little data on how, and in what contexts, tangible interactions with technology promote lasting engagement and immersion. The framework at the core of this paper has been designed to guide the effective design of tangible technology for immersive interaction. The paper investigates the relationship between tangible user interfaces (TUI) characteristics of representation and control, and immersive flow experiences produced through balancing skill and challenge in user interaction.

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ID Code: 41347
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Tangible user interfaces, design, conceptual framework
DOI: 10.1145/1517744.1517810
ISBN: 0980306345
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Computer Science
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 ACM
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2011 10:07
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:52

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