Enhancing typing performance of older adults on tablets

@article{Rodrigues2014EnhancingTP,
  title={Enhancing typing performance of older adults on tablets},
  author={{\'E}lvio Rodrigues and Micael Carreira and Daniel Gonçalves},
  journal={Universal Access in the Information Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={15},
  pages={393-418}
}
Touch screen interfaces are increasingly more popular. However, they lack haptic feedback, making it harder to perform certain tasks, such as text entry, where users have to constantly select one of many small targets. This problem particularly affects older users, whose deteriorating physical and cognitive conditions, combined with their unfamiliarity with technology, can discourage them from using touch devices. The goal of this work was to thoroughly understand older adults touch typing… CONTINUE READING
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