Watch-top text-entry: can phone-style predictive text-entry work with only 5 buttons?

Mark D. Dunlop, Stephen Brewster (Editor), Mark Dunlop (Editor)

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Abstract

This paper presents an initial study into the viability of text entry on a watch face using four alphabetic buttons and a central space key. The study includes a technical evaluation of likely error rates using a large text corpus and user studies on palmtop emulated mobile phone and watch. The results, though in favour of the phone pad, are encouraging and show such a method is feasible.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (Mobile HCI 2004)
PublisherSpringer
Pages342-346
Number of pages4
Volume3160/2004
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-23086-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sep 2004

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer

Keywords

  • text-entry
  • predictive text
  • 5 buttons
  • mobile devices
  • user studies
  • usability

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    Dunlop, M. D., Brewster, S. (Ed.), & Dunlop, M. (Ed.) (2004). Watch-top text-entry: can phone-style predictive text-entry work with only 5 buttons? In Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (Mobile HCI 2004) (Vol. 3160/2004, pp. 342-346). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/b100594