Touchscreen Desktops: Yay or Nay?

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Touchscreen desktops are a surprisingly controversial subject. While the high tech community, like Microsoft, adopted a ‘yes we should because we could’ reasoning, many users strongly disagree. This has somewhat contributed to the sweeping dissatisfaction with Windows 8. Transitioning to touchscreen desktops is going to be a difficult process. (Lead image source: Intel Free … [Read more...]

SkyPhrase: Natural Language Processing For Google Analytics

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It’s really important to understand who is visiting your web site or blog - who referred your visitors, which cities are they accessing it from, which pages they visited the most, which search keywords led to visitors who buy the most stuff, etc. All of these questions help you know your visitors better and through this you can further modify your website in order to help … [Read more...]

A Confusing User Interface And Poor Usability Are Killing Ford’s Quality Ratings

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Believe it or not, new electronic systems with poorly designed software are to blame for a substantial decline in Ford Motor Company's quality ratings. According to J.D. Power & Associates, Ford's reputation for quality has been declined rapidly in the last 2 years. Survey data collected by JD Power has dropped Ford from 5th overall in quality 2010 down to 27th by 2012. The … [Read more...]

GT3D Eye Tracker Makes Life Easier for Physically Impaired Users

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An interesting new interaction device has appeared on the market – the GT3D. Worn like a normal pair of sunglasses, the GT3D registers the movement of the eyes to control the mouse cursor on a computer screen. The device has been developed by researchers at the Imperial College of London, and its objective is to enable users with physically debilitating conditions such as … [Read more...]

Do Google Glasses Actually Have A Market?

Do Google Glasses (Project Glass) Have a Market?

When Google first unveiled its Project Glass, an initiative aimed at creating augmented reality glasses, many people just assumed that it was another one of the company’s signature April 1st farces. Following our initial article on the prototype that emerged from Project Glass, Google Glasses - Google Glasses (Project Glass) : The Future Of Human Computer Interaction?, more … [Read more...]

Google Glasses (Project Glass) : The Future of Human Computer Interaction?

Google Glasses (Project Glass) - The Future of HCI

Google made waves on the Internet last month when it unveiled what it is calling Project Glass. The company released some press shots of what the product, Google Glasses, might eventually look like. Resembling a normal pair of glasses in terms of how the user wears them, Google Glasses does not have any lenses. Instead, it has a small tranparent device just over the right eye … [Read more...]