CIS 375 Week 1 Discussion 1: Touchy Screens:
Modern devices such as smartphones and tablets do provide a good user experience when input and navigation are done via touch screens. However, in traditional remote controllers for television, music systems and other appliances, the traditional physical button input still dominates. The difference between these two types relies heavily on the type of input, user attention, and the level of precision control required.
With conventional physical electronics such as stereos and television, people are accustomed to physical button input. People’s interaction with physical controls is intuitive and natural and can be done with minimal visual attention. Continue reading...