Direct Versus Indirect Input Methods for One-Handed Touchscreen Mobile Computing

@inproceedings{Karlson2007DirectVI,
  title={Direct Versus Indirect Input Methods for One-Handed Touchscreen Mobile Computing},
  author={Amy K. Karlson and Benjamin B. Bederson},
  year={2007}
}
In this paper, we present ThumbSpace, a software-based interaction technique that supports one-handed thumb operation of touchscreen-based mobile devices. Our goals are to provide accurate selection of all interface objects, especially small and far targets, which are traditionally difficult to interact with using the thumb. ThumbSpace is designed to provide these benefits independent of the application design. This can free designers to focus on effective presentation, as well as efficient… CONTINUE READING