PointAssist: helping four year olds point with ease

@inproceedings{Hourcade2008PointAssistHF,
  title={PointAssist: helping four year olds point with ease},
  author={Juan Pablo Hourcade and Keith B. Perry and Aditya Sharma},
  booktitle={IDC},
  year={2008}
}
Children's difficulty in point-and-click tasks using indirect pointing devices such as the mouse has been documented in several studies. This difficulty is manifested in a lack of control near the target, which often results in children clicking inaccurately. This paper presents and evaluates PointAssist, a tool that helps children in pointing tasks by detecting the type of motion that occurs when children have difficulty pointing at a target, and triggering a precision mode that slows the… CONTINUE READING
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