This backup software must be the strong silent type. It’s spends a lot of time quietly thinking and not telling you what is going on. Continue reading
Matt Morphett and Shane Morris will be speaking at Interaction12 in Dublin in February 2012.
We’ll be talking more about our experience designing hand-held devices for use by cochlear implant recipients and their carers.
More info here: Switching On My Ears
Thanks to Cochlear for allowing us to share our experiences. If you’ll be in Dublin for Interaction 12, get in touch!
Here’s a 5 minute summary of my talk on prototyping from TechEd in Australia and New Zealand in 2011. I was also asked to reprise the talk at Seek later in the year, which was fun.
If you look carefully you’ll see I’m wearing a shirt from Stamford Interactive. Way to promote the opposition Shane!
In the full talk I describe 5 benefits of prototyping throughout the software development lifecycle. Prototyping isn’t just for UX!
The full session is here: Prototypes, Prototypes and Prototypes, and the Difference Between Them
Yesterday Microsoft released their ‘first’ preview video of the touch user interface for Windows 8 (codename). Here’s the video on YouTube.
Here are a few of my initial thoughts…
Automatic Studio worked with Cochlear Ltd in Sydney to assist with the user interface design for new-generation desktop tools to assist audiologists in the process of tuning bionic hearing implants.
The challenge was to design a navigation paradigm that streamlined the tuning process while still allowing audiologists the freedom to choose the most appropriate approach for any situation.
Shane was responsible for providing user experience guidance for Australia’s first deployed Microsoft Surface application. ANZ’s showcase for the Australian Open Tennis was designed to engage spectators in a new way and introduce them to ANZ’s new branding and it’s involvement with the tennis tournament.
let me introduce you to my other blog, which I write with my good friend and colleague Matt Morphett.
101 Things I Learned in Interaction Design School
Check out the site, and let us know if you have any suggestions for blog entries.