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EarPut: Augmenting Behind-the-Ear Devices for Ear-based Interaction

Author:Roman Lissermann, Jochen Huber, Aristotelis Hadjakos, Max Mühlhäuser
Date:Mai 2013
Kind:InProceedings
Book title:CHI EA '13: Proceedings of the 2013 ACM annual conference extended abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts
Editor:ACM, NY, USA
Pages:1323-1328
ISBN:978-1-4503-1952-2
Key:TUD-CS-2013-0033
Research Area(s):Telecooperation
Research Subarea(s):- TI - Area Tangible Interaction
Abstract:In this work-in-progress paper, we make a case for leveraging the unique affordances of the human ear for eyes-free, mobile interaction. We present EarPut, a novel interface concept, which instruments the ear as an interactive surface for touch-based interactions and its prototypical hardware implementation. The central idea behind EarPut is to go beyond prior work by unobtrusively augmenting a variety of accessories that are worn behind the ear, such as headsets or glasses. Results from a controlled experiment with 27 participants provide empirical evidence that people are able to target salient regions on their ear effectively and precisely. Moreover, we contribute a first, systematically derived interaction design space for ear-based interaction and a set of exemplary applications.
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