Designing Gestural Interfaces: Touchscreens and Interactive Devices
Designing Gestural Interfaces provides you with essential information about kinesiology, sensors, ergonomics, ...more
What I lacked while reading were deep and thorough examples. The author skips nothing and yet doesn't really delve into anything(save for the list of the possible physical gestures). I expected to read more about the design of multi-touch tables and surfaces... and less about kinesiology;)
Anyway, I ...more
The appendix with illustrated gestures seemed like a bit much, but it does provide a good example of gesture documentation and the richness of gestures and innate meanings available to us naturally did surprise me at some points.
Anyway a good starting point and shows once more how very much at the beginning of this development we are.
This book embraces the whole thing of 'Gestural Interfaces'; and there is a bunch of things you'll learn about these.
But regarding the most publicised 'multitouch' interfaces (like iPhone, Jeff Han or Jacky Chung Lee), the book shrinks to a very little number of pages.
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