Gestyboard 2.0: A Gesture-Based Text Entry Concept for High Performance Ten-Finger Touch-Typing and Blind Typing on Touchscreens

@inproceedings{Coskun2013Gestyboard2A,
  title={Gestyboard 2.0: A Gesture-Based Text Entry Concept for High Performance Ten-Finger Touch-Typing and Blind Typing on Touchscreens},
  author={Tayfur Coskun and Christian A. Wiesner and Eva Artinger and Amal Benzina and Patrick Maier and Manuel J. Huber and Claudia Grill and Philip Schmitt and Gudrun Johanna Klinker},
  booktitle={SouthCHI},
  year={2013}
}
This paper presents the second version of the Gestyboard, which is an innovative approach of text entry on multi-touch devices like tabletops or tablets. [] Key Result The third evaluation additionally revealed that our participants increased their typing speed with the Gestyboard by 44% and decreased their error rate by 48% in just 3 trial sessions. This steep learning curve is mostly due to the familiarity to the QWERTY layout.
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