Typing in thin air the Canesta projection Keyboard - A new method of interaction with electronic devices


Journal Article

Canesta Keyboard™ is a novel interface to electronic devices that consists of a projection system and a sensor module instead of the mechanical switches of a traditional keyboard. Users input text by pressing keys on a projectedv image of a keyboard. This paper describes the advantages and drawbacks of this interface compared to existing input methods for mobile devices in terms of data entry speed, error rate, user satisfaction and physical size as revealed through usability testing.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Roeber, H; Bacus, J; Tomasi, C

Published Date

  • December 1, 2003

Published In

  • Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings

Start / End Page

  • 712 - 713

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1145/765891.765944

Citation Source

  • Scopus