10/GUI

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10/GUI is a proposed new user interface paradigm. Created in 2009 by R. Clayton Miller, it combines multi-touch input with a new windowing manager.

It splits the touch surface away from the screen, so that user fatigue is reduced and the users' hands don't obstruct the display.[1] Instead of placing windows all over the screen, the windowing manager, Con10uum, uses a linear paradigm, with multi-touch used to navigate between and arrange the windows.[2] An area at the right side of the touch screen brings up a global context menu, and a similar strip at the left side brings up application-specific menus.

An open source community preview of the Con10uum window manager was made available in November, 2009.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quick, Darren (October 14, 2009). "10/GUI the human computer interface of the future for people with more than two fingers". Gizmag.com. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  2. ^ Melanson, Donald (October 15, 2009). "10/GUI interface looks to redefine the touch-enabled desktop". Engadget. Archived from the original on 19 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  3. ^ Miller, R. Clayton (November 26, 2009). "WPF Con10uum: 10/GUI Software part". CodePlex. Archived from the original on 9 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 

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