Lifting Gesture

Validation level: 4. Other peer-reviewed paper publication

The lifting gesture allows one to virtually lift up digital content, primarily to reveal other content lying underneath.

Copy Bibtex Marquardt, N.; Jota, R.; Greenberg, S. and Jorge, J. A The continuous interaction space: interaction techniques unifying touch and gesture on and above a digital surface. In IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, pages 461-476, 2011.
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To reveal content that is currently occluded by overlapping documents, the person can move their fingers together into a ‘pick’ posture, and then lift their fingers off the surface into a ‘pick-up’ gesture.