Hello everyone - thanks for all your entries to the 2010 MEX Mobile User Experience Awards. Today, I'm delighted to announce the nominations for the 5 categories, including the MEX Innovator of the Year.
You can check out the entries, videos and screenshots at:
With all of the talk lately of how devices like the iPad represent a democratization of computing and a casting off of the decades-old desktop metaphor in favor of a new one, the one question I keep asking myself is "what is the new metaphor?" Is there even a real-life metaphor that can describe it? Any thoughts?
Jon and I thought we'd throw the slideshow we presented on the internet for anyone who wanted to take a closer look. Since we didn't get a chance to show you the prototype application, you can actually download it and give it a try too. I whipped up a blog post here summarizing what Project MORIS is all about with links to the application and the presentation.
I am doing an impossible research. Currently I am trying to find out how all the different telecom self-service portals work. As it's almost impossible for me to be a customer for all mobile carrier (around the world), I am asking the community to help.
This thread can act as a resrouce gathering for pattern study in telecom self-service. (if we manage to gather enough screenshots) I think this would be benefitial to everyone as this is not just a portal, not just a website, but more of a service design on the web.
City University London HCID will be running a workshop covering the
basics of eye tracking and how to use the Tobii Studio software
application to run eye tracking studies.
The first half of the workshop will cover the fundamentals of setting
up the eye tracking equipment as well and conducting the tests
themselves, followed by a demonstration of how the analysis tools can
be used to get the most out of the testing sessions, conducted by Raj
Arjan, Interaction Lab Manager.
Jon Ward from Acuity ETS will then be showcasing some of the latest
eye tracking technologies.
I am working on a software interface which is going to be used by
healthcare professionals while counseling and fitting medical
instruments for patients at the same time. Setup is usually a
computer on a desk, operated by the healthcare professional while his
patient is sitting on the oposite side.
The current UI is optimzed for 1024 by 768. What we could observe
while visiting users is the fact, that most of them use 17" to 19"
screens. Some go bigger, some use 16:9 laptops.
But most use the 1024 by 768 even if the display supports much higher