Dasher—a data entry interface using continuous gestures and language models

@inproceedings{Ward2000DasheraDE,
  title={Dasher—a data entry interface using continuous gestures and language models},
  author={D. Ward and A. Blackwell and D. MacKay},
  booktitle={UIST '00},
  year={2000}
}
  • D. Ward, A. Blackwell, D. MacKay
  • Published in UIST '00 2000
  • Computer Science
  • Existing devices for communicating information to computers are bulky, slow to use, or unreliable. Dasher is a new interface incorporating language modelling and driven by continuous two-dimensional gestures, e.g. a mouse, touchscreen, or eye-tracker. Tests have shown that this device can be used to enter text at a rate of up to 34 words per minute, compared with typical ten-finger keyboard typing of 40-60 words per minute. Although the interface is slower than a conventional keyboard, it is… CONTINUE READING
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