A Mobile-Based Computer Controller via Android Technology

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Siew-Chin Chong 1,* Lee-Ying Chong 1 Stephanie Bosede Ajiroba 1

1. Multimedia University/Faculty of Information Science & Technology, Melaka, Malaysia

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijitcs.2013.03.03

Received: 12 May 2012 / Revised: 24 Aug. 2012 / Accepted: 9 Oct. 2012 / Published: 8 Feb. 2013

Index Terms

Touchpad, Keypad, Multi-Scrolling, Pinch Gesture


The evolution of mobile devices, especially in these modern days, has drastically changed the face of business. A mobile phone device is often expected to offer computer-like functionality. These days, most mobile phone users find it somehow inconvenient to do some tasks using their computers. Most individuals prefer to change positions while sitting, stretching, and also feeling a bit more comfortable when browsing through their computers. It can be very impractical to be confined to the keyboard and mouse while sitting 5 or 10 feet from the computer. Hence, the proposed application is meant to turn the hand phone into a wireless keyboard and mouse with a touch-pad, through the wireless network. This prototype is proven to be able to perform most of the actions a normal computer keyboard and mouse can perform.

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Siew-Chin Chong, Lee-Ying Chong, Stephanie Bosede Ajiroba,"A Mobile-Based Computer Controller via Android Technology", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.5, no.3, pp.21-28, 2013. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2013.03.03


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