• Shyamala Prayaga

Are there any comparisons between the pixel size of mouse arrows and fingers as pointing devices?

The difference between a finger on a touch screen and a mouse pointer is quite significant, but is there any research or statistics about the actual scale difference between the two? Obviously on average, because fingers come in all shapes and sizes.

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My name is Shyamala pronounced as shaa-ma-la. I am a UX evangelist turned product owner defining experiences and vision for autonomous digital assistants. 

I am a civil engineer by education, and before moving into user experience and product, I worked as an architect with a construction firm for 2 years. My passion for design and building great things for users pushed me into the UX speciality. I am a self-made UX designer with no formal educational background into UX, but my passion helped me enter and succeed in user experience.