Design and Prototype work exploring the hand interaction of deleting distant as well as nearby digital entities in Mixed Reality.

Deleting an entity or closing an application is one of the most ubiquitous operations performed in any application. It is necessary for the organization of the data. On the computer, there are multiple ways to delete a file like `cmd + delete`, delete key, or dragging the icon to the trash-bin. While on mobile phones, pressing delete icon, side-swipe gesture, or long-press to enable the delete option. All these interactions are specially designed and defined for respective form-factor of the devices.

It is noticeable that those interactions mentioned above are unable to provide a viable interaction model in mixed reality. Unavailability of such gestures opens up the opportunity to explore new interactions for deleting entities in the mixed reality. …

Chaitanya Shah

AR/VR Developer | UX Prototyper | Creating Reality in Virtuality

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