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Phlebotomists do it better: Exploring soft interaction in the medical domain

Tsimeris, Jessica; Stevenson, Duncan; Gedeon, Tom; Broughton, Michael


ForceForm is a dynamically deformable interactive surface in which lumps and indents can be created, and feels soft to the touch. In this paper, we present a study to explore users' ability to identify different levels of firmness generated in the soft surface of ForceForm. Our results show that those with medical training, in this case phlebotomists, perform the task with significantly better accuracy than those without a medical background and those without a medical background can achieve an...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Conference paper
Book Title: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings
DOI: 10.1145/3027063.3053357


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