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Award: HFES User Centered Consumer Product Design Award

HFES Consumer Products Design AwardHFES User Centered Consumer Product Design Award for the Microsoft Office Keyboard, presented by the  Human Factors and Ergonomic Society (HFES) Consumer Product Technical Group, Oct. 15, 2001. (Awarded to the Microsoft Corporation Hardware Design Group, including Ken Hinckley and 11 of his colleagues). Two papers were written about the design of this product: [Bimanual Interaction – INTERACT’03 – PDF] [Ergonomic Principles IEA’03 – PDF]

HFES Consumer Products Design Award (full size)

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Paper: Bimanual Interaction on the Microsoft Office Keyboard

Bimanual Interaction on the Microsoft Office KeyboardMcLoone, H., Hinckley, K., Cutrell, E., Bimanual Interaction on the Microsoft Office Keyboard. In Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT03: Human-Computer Interaction, Zurich, Switzerland, Sept 01-05, 2003, IOS Press: Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 49-56. Note: This product won an HFES Consumer Product Design Award. [PDF].

Paper: Ergonomic Principles Applied to the Design of the Microsoft Office Computer Keyboard

Ergonomic Prinicples Applied to the Design of the Microsoft Office Keyboard McLoone, H., Hinckley, K., Cutrell, E., Ergonomic Principles Applied to the Design of the Microsoft Office Computer Keyboard. Proc. IEA 2003 XVth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 24-29, 2003. Note: This product won an HFES Consumer Product Design Award. [PDF].

Unpublished Manuscripts: Bimanual Keyboard Scrolling Strip Concepts

Scrolling Strip - Left Side of KeyboardHinckley, K., Bimanual Keyboard Scrolling StripScrolling Strip - Center of Ergonomic Keyboard Concepts. Unpublished Manuscripts, July 24 – Aug 02, 2000. This is a technical white paper and a usability report that I wrote up about various touch-sensitive scrolling concepts for two-handed interaction on a keyboard, inspired in part by the Buxton & Myers two-handed input paper 0f CHI 1986. [PDF – Technical White Paper] [PDF – Usability Report]