Smartwatch UX Design – The Top Considerations

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One of the most noticeable implementations of the Internet of Things is the smartwatch. We are actually past the dawn of the smartwatch and have entered a period of refinement. The next few generations of smartwatches will undoubtedly possess even more rigorously designed screens and, most importantly, drastic improvements to battery life. Smartwatch Hardware … [Read more...]

What Is The Next Frontier For Human Computer Interaction?

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Imagine this - you are playing a video game and want to interact with the other character. But, instead of using the mouse, you simply rest your eyes on that particular character and almost instantly, you get a response from it. Wouldn’t that be outstanding? Eye-tracking replacing a task usually performed by the mouse! That’s interactivity at a completely different … [Read more...]

Wearable Innovation Management

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The rise of wearables and personal data tracking is proving to be more than just a tool for health. It’s all part of that buzz phrase ‘The Internet of Things.’ With Apple’s entry into the wearable game, the app development for this market will really take off. Regardless if you’re a fanboy or not, developers will have to address how wearables will interact with parent … [Read more...]

Designing A User Experience For Wearable Devices

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Wearable devices are the hottest thing since the iPhone. They have been the buzzword in the tech industry the whole year. Now that we are only a few months away from Apple releasing their Apple Watch and finally getting a whole picture of the entire list of products and their features, we can talk about how we can design a user experience for this type of devices. … [Read more...]

Open Data: Blurring The Lines Between The Real And Virtual Worlds

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Last week, my six-year-old daughter and I were leafing through a magazine when suddenly, excited to see a page full of colorful tea party imagery, she did her usual iPad pinch-to-zoom gesture directly on the pages. Needless to say, I was highly amused as she grinned sheepishly while acknowledging her oversight. This led me to realize just how fast technology is evolving … [Read more...]

4 Ways Wearable Technology Can (And Will) Improve Our Life

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The technology that we create has only one sole purpose: to improve our lives. Whether the technology is as simple as a light bulb or as complicated as mind-controlled prosthetics, technology aims to make life easier, and wearable technology helps us keep in touch with these benefits throughout the day. This article celebrates wearable technology and outlines 4 ways on how it … [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...]