UXPA 2013 Annual Conference Wednesday, July 10, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm ET by Kelly Goto, Michael Wörmann
As a growing number of three-dimensional motion and natural gesture-controlled consumer electronics come to market, there are new challenges for user experience design for globally merchandized devices, as gestures are presumably influenced by local cultures. As specialists for culture-specific user experience research, UX Fellows wanted to find out which gestures people from various cultures would spontaneously use to control consumer electronics. We conducted 360 face-to-face interviews with consumer electronics-savvy users in 18 different countries. The most frequent gestures and their difficulty were identified for each country and then aggregated.