Articles by Colton J. Turner

Mr. Turner is a doctoral graduate student in the Human Factors program in the Department of Psychology at Wichita State University. His research interests are in the fields of mobile device text input, smartwatch usability, user experience, applied human-computer interaction, and driver distraction.

Texting While Walking: Is It Possible With a Smartwatch?

Abstract Smartwatches are quickly becoming a popular complement to smartphones for notifications and activity tracking, yet most lack an effective method for text input. Typing on a smartwatch with an onscreen keyboard was originally thought to be impractical due to the small screen size. As a result, alternative keyboards that use “zoom” features to enlarge […] [Read More]