Provide cues for interaction for initial learning and sub-sequent use of the technology.
In spite of intuitiveness in the use of multi-touch surfaces, it’s necessary provide some cues to facilitating a initial learning as well as sub-sequent use of the technology by older users, for example through written messages.
This application uses a written message to help user.
Exploring the Accessibility and Appeal of Surface Computing for Older Adult Health Care Support,2010
Accessibility, Affordance, Elderly, Interaction, Intuitive, Learnability, Multi-touch.
Tap gestures (when applied to well recognized objects) are the easiest ones to understand and remember.
The tap gesture is considered a simple gesture for performing in the multi-touch interaction. This gesture is easy to understanding and remembering in the future interactions.
An example of tap gesture use in a multi-touch interface.
An Exploratory Study of a Touch-Based Gestural Interface for Elderly,2010
Easiness, Elderly, Gestures, Interaction, Intuitive, Learnability, Remembering, Understanding , Multi-touch.