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dc.contributor.authorDudley, Johnen
dc.contributor.authorVertanen, Ken
dc.contributor.authorOla Kristensson, Pen
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-16T10:36:11Z
dc.date.available2018-10-16T10:36:11Z
dc.date.issued2018-12-01en
dc.identifier.issn1073-0516
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/283643
dc.description.abstractWe present the VISAR keyboard: an augmented reality (AR) head-mounted display (HMD) system that supports text entry via a virtualised input surface. Users select keys on the virtual keyboard by imitating the process of single-hand typing on a physical touchscreen display. Our system uses a statistical decoder to infer users' intended text and to provide error-tolerant predictions. There is also a high-precision fall-back mechanism to support users in indicating which keys should be unmodified by the auto-correction process. A unique advantage of leveraging the well-established touch input paradigm is that our system enables text entry with minimal visual clutter on the see-through display, thus preserving the user’s field-of-view. We iteratively designed and evaluated our system and show that the final iteration of the system supports a mean entry rate of 17.75 wpm with a mean character error rate less than 1%. This performance represents a 19.6% improvement relative to the state-of-the-art baseline investigated: a gaze-then-gesture text entry technique derived from the system keyboard on the Microsoft HoloLens. Finally, we validate that the system is effective in supporting text entry in a fully mobile usage scenario likely to be encountered in industrial applications of AR HMDs.
dc.description.sponsorshipPer Ola Kristensson was supported in part by a Google Faculty research award and EPSRC grants EP/N010558/1 and EP/N014278/1. Keith Vertanen was supported in part by a Google Faculty research award. John Dudley was supported by the Trimble Fund.
dc.publisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
dc.titleFast and precise touch-based text entry for head-mounted augmented reality with variable occlusionen
dc.typeArticle
prism.issueIdentifier6en
prism.publicationDate2018en
prism.publicationNameACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interactionen
prism.volume25en
dc.identifier.doi10.17863/CAM.31013
dcterms.dateAccepted2018-06-09en
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1145/3232163en
rioxxterms.versionAM*
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://www.rioxx.net/licenses/all-rights-reserveden
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2018-12-01en
dc.contributor.orcidDudley, John [0000-0001-6692-4853]
dc.identifier.eissn1557-7325
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen
pubs.funder-project-idEPSRC (1198)
pubs.funder-project-idEPSRC (EP/R004471/1)


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