Developing User Interfaces for Wearable Computers - Don’ t Stop to Point and Click

Albrecht Schmidt, Hans-W. Gellersen, Michael Beigl, and Ortwin Thate

TecO, University of Karlsruhe, Germany (,

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Wearable Computer, User Interface, Design Guidelines


Typical usage scenarios for wearable computers are support of users doing a certain task, e.g. aircraft repair or military applications. If the user is moving while using the wearable some restriction for the user interface apply. In this paper we present some of these restrictions and suggest a wearable user interface taking these findings into account.

At Intelligent Interactive Assistance & Mobile Multimedia Computing (IMC'2000) Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany - November 9-10, 2000

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