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How Eye Tracking Could Revolutionize Interaction Design

How Eye Tracking Could Revolutionize Interaction Design | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it
What if you could move a cursor on your TV with just your eyes? Or turn the page of an ebook without using your hands?
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Confusing UI & Poor Usability Killing Ford Quality Rating | Usability Geek

Confusing UI & Poor Usability Killing Ford Quality Rating | Usability Geek | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it
Ford's MyFord Touch system has caused Ford's rating to fall on the JD Power & Associates' 2012 Initial Quality Study because of its poor usability and bad UI...
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Infinite Scroll: The Web’s Slot Machine | TechCrunch

Infinite Scroll: The Web’s Slot Machine   | TechCrunch | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it

A few years ago, everyone was clicking. Today, we’re all scrolling. Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and as of this week, Instagram and Medium – it seems everyone is getting on the infinite scroll bus. What is it about this magical design pattern that has so many consumer web companies using it?

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Twheel: your tweets as an info graphic | Fast Company

Twheel: your tweets as an info graphic | Fast Company | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it
Twheel turns your tweets into an information graphic...
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New Design Tool Nixes Mouse; Users Create Shapes with Hands Only

New Design Tool Nixes Mouse; Users Create Shapes with Hands Only | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it

Researchers have developed a design tool that enables people to create three-dimensional objects with their bare hands by using a depth-sensing camera and advanced software algorithms to interpret hand movements and gestures.

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Microsoft now using 'Modern UI Style' to refer to Windows 8 'Metro Style' apps

Microsoft now using 'Modern UI Style' to refer to Windows 8 'Metro Style' apps | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it

Microsoft may have nixed its "Metro" branding for the new tile-based design in Windows 8 and Windows Phone, but the company appears to be split over its replacement naming. Earlier this week it was reported that references to "Metro-style applications" would become "Windows 8 applications," and that the "Metro user interface" would be switched to "Windows 8 user interface."

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What Comes After the Touch Screen? - Technology Review

What Comes After the Touch Screen? - Technology Review | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it
Gesture control, devices that recognize different people, and tricks to make a screen feel as if it has physical buttons could be coming to your gadgets.
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Recent Research in User Experience :: UXmatters

Recent Research in User Experience :: UXmatters | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it

In this column, let’s take a look at some recent technology developments that promise to change the landscape of user experience in the months and years to come.


Check this Out it's really cool! - BC

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UI vs. UX – The Secret Weapon to Your Product Strategy

UI vs. UX – The Secret Weapon to Your Product Strategy | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it

What’s the difference between UI and UX you say? This was the first question I asked myself when I saw these ambiguous abbreviations of what I thought was certainly something techy at the time, but had no idea what they really meant...

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Disney’s Interactive Plants Aren’t Just Magic. They’re Practical Magic.

Disney’s Interactive Plants Aren’t Just Magic. They’re Practical Magic. | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it
If you touch one of Disney Research’s living Botanicus Interacticus plants, you might be surprised to hear musical notes or see images that correspond with your movement.
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Innovocracy Announces Academic Crowdfunding Project for an App for the Visually Impaired | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Innovocracy Announces Academic Crowdfunding Project for an App for the Visually Impaired | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest | Scoop.it

Earlier this year, the University of Rochester Human Computer Interaction Group developed an initial iOS application called VizWiz, that blind people can use to answer visual questions in their everyday lives. Users simply take a picture and speak a question they’d like to know about it, and their questions are answered by people out on the web, usually in under a minute and all for free.

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