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ElectricItch: Skin Irritation as a Feedback Modality

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Grabbing users’ attention is a fundamental aspect of interactive systems. However, there is a disconnect between the ways our devices notify us and how our bodies do so naturally. In this paper, we explore the body’s modality of itching as a way to provide such natural feedback. We create itching sensations via low-current electric stimulation, which allows us to quickly generate this sensation on demand. In a first study we explore the design space around itching and how changes in stimulation parameters influence the resulting sensation. In a second study we compare vibration feedback and itching integrated in a smartwatch form factor. We find that we can consistently induce itching sensations and that these are perceived as more activating and interrupting than vibrotactile stimuli.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelUIST 2018 - Proceedings of the 31st Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology
ForlagAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publikationsdato2018
Sider765-778
ISBN (Elektronisk)9781450359481
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2018
Begivenhed31st Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology - Berlin, Tyskland
Varighed: 14 okt. 201814 okt. 2018

Seminar

Seminar31st Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology
LandTyskland
ByBerlin
Periode14/10/201814/10/2018

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