I'd love your thoughts on this:
Context: Self Service Touch Screen Terminal (Content focused)
Instead of using UI-Elements (X-Button, "OK"-Button, "CLOSE"-Button) to close Popups, I m attempting to simply spare this information completely.
Example: "This Error occurred" (Negative Information that would not fit "OK" and that creates the need for an easy user task to close)
The Popups are closed by touching (depending on the type of Popup) the darkened area surrounding the Popup. In some cases touching the screen at any position will do as well (Info/Error-Popup).
To learn this, the user is forced to find out for himself (once). In return, from that point on, he will be able to close Popups by clicking pretty much where ever it's the most convenient and for that can get rid of (experience blocking) Popups the fastest way possible.
What do you think? Is this to bold/radical?
Thanks in advance!