Usable Gestures for Mobile Interfaces: Evaluating Social Acceptability

Summary

The article investigates the acceptability of gestures, specifically in social settings. Each gesture is evaluated by participants in the study and asked where they would feel comfortable in doing the experiment. An introspective look at gesture based interaction.

Pros

  1. Sheds light on unused gestures.
  2. Good testing of each gesture.
  3. Good questions on social acceptability.

Cons

  1. Testing each gesture on a device.
  2. Finding which gestures would be good for a type of device.