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The Natural Way of Gestures for Interacting with Smart TV
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The Natural Way of Gestures for Interacting with Smart TV
Choi, Jin-Hae; Hong, Ji-Young;
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Objective: The aim of this study is to get an optimal mental model by investigating user's natural behavior for controlling smart TV by mid-air gestures and to identify which factor is most important for controlling behavior. Background: A lot of TV companies are trying to find simple controlling method for complex smart TV. Although plenty of gesture studies proposing they could get possible alternatives to resolve this pain-point, however, there is no fitted gesture work for smart TV market. So it is needed to find optimal gestures for it. Method: (1) Eliciting core control scene by in-house study. (2) Observe and analyse 20 users' natural behavior as types of hand-held devices and control scene. We also made taxonomies for gestures. Results: Users' are trying to do more manipulative gestures than symbolic gestures when they try to continuous control. Conclusion: The most natural way to control smart TV on the remote with gestures is give user a mental model grabbing and manipulating virtual objects in the mid-air. Application: The results of this work might help to make gesture interaction guidelines for smart TV.
Smart TV;Gesture interaction;Natural interaction;Remote controller;Pantomimic gesture;
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