I am wondering if anyone on this list has done IA or usability
research for television graphics, both in terms of screen layout and
transition through various different pieces of content. I am not
looking for "interactive TV" applications -- I am more interested
in graphics that appear on traditional TV broadcasts (think ESPN
bottom line or CNBC stock ticker)
If you have worked in this area, can point me to studies in this area
or firms that specialize in this type of work, please let me know.
This phrase has become the mantra of amature interaction designers and of the electronic product industry in general. It is the road block in the way of new and better ways to control our systems. It even prevents logical enhancements to our otherwise well-designed products.
Take the new philips HDTVs. At least the one I have has put a lot of thought into their remote and UI. To set the colors it shows you a bunch of photos in split screen and asks you which looks best. It has a minimal amount of buttons on the remote.
What a show Dan, Dave and team put on for us last week. Cheers to them. If
you missed the conference and your friends are telling you how awesome it
was to rub it in your face, don't be too sad. Just because the conference
is over, it doesn't mean that we stop working for you!
I am looking for software to use in testing TV-applications, does anyone
have any experience in conducting digital/interactive TV tests?
Are there any good books or references about digital/interactive TV interaction
So far, I haven't found any and I am wondering how the existing applications
were designed, what criteria for user-centered design were followed, what
Obviously more and more interactive TV applications are being created and
used (more so in Europe) but very few have been discussed in the HCI & interaction
The research and