An Interface for EveryoneUser NeedOver 54 million people in the United States have arthritis, a disease that makes it difficult to use the joints in the hands and wrists to…
Challenge 10: Mouse for individuals with arthritisWe are designing a better mouse for individuals with arthritis. In our comparative research, we chose to explore two areas: existing products for people with arthritis, and product that reimagine what a mouse could look like. We found a variety of products that decrease strain on the hands and wrists, though most retain the core mouse concept of buttons and a scroll wheel. The two products that take a different approach, eye tracking and hand tracking, are more experimental devices built for gamers, and are slowly being adapted for other purposes.