Imaginary Interfaces

Validation level: 4. Other peer-reviewed paper publication

The technique of imaginary interfaces experiments with the potential of having an interface to draw on in the air, only by using hands.

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In image b, the user spreads his thumb and index finger in order to indicate the corners of his imaginary interface. With the other hand he draws a curve which will be saved digitally.

In image d, the user adds a circles.

Image e and f showcase how the gestures look like in reality.

  • Provide an interface by just using your hands and drawing in the air
  • Feedback takes place in users imagination
  • amount of interaction possible, limited