Vacuum
Cited by Chucking  +
Cites Pick-and-Drop  + , Stitching  + , Shuffling  + , Throwing  + , Taking  + , Drag-and-Pop  + , Drag-and-Pick  +
Description Bezerianos and Balakrishnan describe an inBezerianos and Balakrishnan describe an interaction technique called the Vacuum, that aims to provide quick access to distantly positioned items on a large public display by showing a circular widget, which attracts distant items on the screen in the form of proxies that can be manipulated without the need to reach for the original icon.t the need to reach for the original icon.  +
Design goal Improving information management across devices  + , Designing new interaction techniques  + , Supporting joint interaction with information across devices  +
Design motivation Designing new types of interactions  + , Augmenting existing practices  +
Device type Public  +
Enabling technology Alternative forms of input  + , Displays  +
Pattern family Gravity-Like  +
Reference Bezerianos, A., & Balakrishnan, R. (2005). The Vacuum: facilitating the manipulation of distant objects. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems (pp. 361-370). ACM.  +
Related to Drag-and-Pop  + , Drag-and-Pick  +
Summary Special gestures generate a vaccum-like force that pulls all icons on a given direction towards the stylus, bridging distances greater than the user's reach.  +
Categories Interaction techniques  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 June 2015 13:07:53  +
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