Finger Instead of Mouse: Touch Screens as a Means of Enhancing Universal Access

@inproceedings{Holzinger2002FingerIO,
  title={Finger Instead of Mouse: Touch Screens as a Means of Enhancing Universal Access},
  author={Andreas Holzinger},
  booktitle={User Interfaces for All},
  year={2002}
}
Touch-Screen Technology is the most natural of all input devices - even children can easily learn how to operate them. But this simple interaction proved also to be ideal for people who are not overly familiar with computers including elderly and/or disabled patients in a hospital. A pilot system of an interactive Patient Communications System (PACOSY) has been developed in a User Centered Design (UCD) process. Patients were enabled to retrieve and enter information interactively via various… Expand
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