When Optic Meet Haptic: Integrating Mid-Air Touch Controller in Online Retail


Technological developments have penetrated almost all aspects, including the transformation of buying and selling activities. This development is felt to be increasingly significant since the COVID-19 pandemic, which requires everyone to limit direct interactions. This causes the e-commerce platform to become busy and more people use it. However, it is not uncommon for some buyers to feel unsure about the appearance of the product displayed, especially regarding the actual size of a product. This research tries to dig deeper into the influence of 2D and 3D displays combined with mid-air haptic technology on potential consumers' decision interest in purchasing a product. As part of our research, we conducted an experimental study on an e-commerce prototype. Subsequently, we followed up with interviews with the respondents to gather more insights and feedback. The results show that although using a mouse is more comfortable to use, there is a different user experience when using haptic technology in online shopping. The use of haptics also increases potential buyers' confidence in the goods.

Keywords: consumers’ decision, e-commerce, mid-air haptic, 2D, 3D


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How to Cite
Rini, M., Tamtama, G., Prabawati, A., & Santoso, H. (2024). When Optic Meet Haptic: Integrating Mid-Air Touch Controller in Online Retail. Proceedings of the National Conference on Electrical Engineering, Informatics, Industrial Technology, and Creative Media, 3(1), 375-743. Retrieved from https://conferences.ittelkom-pwt.ac.id/index.php/centive/article/view/219