Menu-Driven User Interfaces for Videographics

Author(s): Richard G. Shoup
Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 February 1983
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Conference Date: 4 February 1983
Page(s): 118 - 125
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-913-3
DOI: 10.5594/M00598



Many applications of digital computers in video production require smooth, flexible interactions between the user and the computer. Computer-assisted editing of videotape and the creation of videographics are cases in point. Although a keyboard or control panel is commonly employed as a user interface, interactive menus are frequently a more effective way to couple the operator to his task.