Pinch Keyboard: Natural Text Input for Immersive Virtual Environments
Bowman, Douglas A.
Ly, Vinh Q.
Campbell, Joshua M.
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Text entry may be needed for system control tasks in immersive virtual environments, but no efficient and usable techniques exist. We present the pinch keyboard interaction technique, which simulates a standard QWERTY keyboard using Pinch Gloves™ and 6 DOF trackers. The system includes visual and auditory feedback and a simple method of calibration.