The touch mouse is a new type of computer mouse that provides users with a new way of touch-based environment to interact with computers. For more than a decade, user experience (UX) has grown into a core concept of human-computer interaction (HCI), describing a user’s perceptions and responses that result from the use of a product in a particular usage context. This paper presents an empirical study of UX on touch mice via the user experience questionnaire (UEQ) survey, the purpose of which is to uncover how target users perceive the selected touch mice after interacting with them. A total of 20 university students were recruited as target users to participate in the UX test to perform defined tasks with the 6 selected touch mice under the Windows 8 operating environment. The experimental results can help researchers understand how users perceive and value such new type of computer mouse, thus ensuring positive UX and leading to more desirable touch mice.
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