Is Touch-Based Text Input Practical for a Smartwatch?

@inproceedings{Chaparro2015IsTT,
  title={Is Touch-Based Text Input Practical for a Smartwatch?},
  author={B. Chaparro and Jibo He and Colton Turner and Kirsten Turner},
  booktitle={HCI},
  year={2015}
}
The use of smartwatches is increasing exponentially as is consumer interest. Currently, smartwatches offer the ability to read text messages, notifications, and email once they are synchronized with a smartphone. Text input, however, is limited to voice or predefined response phrases and no input keyboard is typically provided. A general consensus is that the interface of a smartwatch may be too small to implement a QWERTY keyboard. This study examined user performance and acceptance with two… Expand
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