Around-the-Device Gestures

We explored how to design non-touchscreen gestures to extend the input space of smartwatches. Similar to our prior work on motion gestures, we demonstrated that a consensus exists among the participants on the mapping of gesture to command and use this consensus to define a user-defined gesture set. We defined a taxonomy describing the mapping and physical characteristics of the gestures, and provided insights to inform the design of non-touchscreen gestures for smartwatch interaction. This work iwill appear at CHI 2016.