An MIT Touch Lab study of
Human Fingertips to investigate the Mechanics of Tactile Sense found that the average width of the index finger is 1.6 to 2 cm (16 – 20 mm) for most adults. This converts to 45 – 57 pixels, which is wider than what most mobile guidelines suggest.
1. Designing for 34 / 44 pixels touch target ( Windows Phone UI Design and Interaction Guide and iPhone Human Interface Guidelines)
2. Designing for 57 pixels touch target (ergonomically correct)
3. Designing for 72 pixels touch target (Thumb correct)
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Tagged apple, Handhelds, Human interface guidelines, Interaction design, iOS, iPhone, Liquid crystal display, Pixel, responsive webdesign, Smartphones, Touch, Touchscreen, Web design, Web Design and Development
For designers and touch users, here comes a great Touch gesture guide, courtesy of interaction designer
LukeW. Thanks for sharing.
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Here comes a good walkthrough of the pre-release version of Windows 8, if you have missed it. It’s an interesting example of how difficult it is to support both Touch and Pointer interaction mode on the same UI platform.
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Tagged Lenovo, Metro, Metro AG, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Operating system, User interface, Windows 8