User performance measures for evaluating interactive TV pointing devices

Kyeong Kyun Cheong, Insoo Kim, Sung Kwon Park, Yong Jin Park

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Abstract

This study evaluated remote pointing devices for testing that are applicable to interactive TV (iTV). With a standard Mouse 2.0 as the baseline condition, empirical experiments were conducted on new pointing devices for three different interaction methods. For measurement, a directional task on a straight trail based on Fitts' law specified in ISO 9241-9 and a steering tunnel task on a curved trail based on Steering law were performed. As a result of the evaluation for movement on a straight trail, Hall mouse and OFN showed a higher accuracy than GyroPoint, whereas GyroPoint showed a faster speed than the other methods. The evaluation on a curved trail, however, found that the speed and accuracy of GyroPoint, Hall mouse, and OFN were all excellent. These results suggest that pointing devices can exhibit different performances by task. In this study, a curved trail was considered in addition to the straight trail specified in ISO 9241-9 for measurement of interactive pointing devices, which enabled general diagnosis and evaluation for input methods that are appropriate for the actual iTV environment. Above all, this paper is meaningful in that it provides extended evaluation criteria for a curved trail that incorporates various interaction styles now being developed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6018879
Pages (from-to)1236-1244
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
Volume57
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Aug
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Interactive TV (iTV)
  • ISO 9241 standards
  • pointing devices
  • remote control unit(RCU)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Media Technology

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User performance measures for evaluating interactive TV pointing devices. / Cheong, Kyeong Kyun; Kim, Insoo; Park, Sung Kwon; Park, Yong Jin.

In: IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 57, No. 3, 6018879, 08.2011, p. 1236-1244.

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Cheong, Kyeong Kyun ; Kim, Insoo ; Park, Sung Kwon ; Park, Yong Jin. / User performance measures for evaluating interactive TV pointing devices. In: IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics. 2011 ; Vol. 57, No. 3. pp. 1236-1244.
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