Touch in Public: Multi-touch Interaction Design for Kiosks and Architectural Experiences

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Multi-touch capabilities in Windows 7 have a vast array of possible applications. However, the design considerations for creating desktop applications that utilize these capabilities are somewhat different than designing for multi-touch applications in public installations, such as kiosks and architectural interfaces. In public spaces, users have to learn quickly in order to have a satisfying interaction, and experiences have to be tailored to the environment. Learn about the design considerations for creating successful public interfaces, ranging from how to make a screen's touch-ability clear to users, to creating interactions that are easily learned, while at the same time being enjoyable and engaging.

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