Leading travel companies are increasingly broadening their distribution channels by building platforms that enable partners and customers to connect and access their inventory and sales systems via application programming interfaces (APIs). APIs are the tools powering many of today’s mobile and Web applications.
The opening line of Banana Yoshimoto’s emotional novel Kitchen says it best: “The place I like best in this world is the kitchen.” Indeed, the average family visits the kitchen some 40 times a day, so it’s no exaggeration that the kitchen...Show More Summary
The Internet of Things (IoT) and Virtual Reality (VR) are two technologies that represent entirely new ecosystems of user interaction and new opportunities for storytelling. On Saturday, June 3, more than a hundred CommLead students,...Show More Summary
In this episode, Andrew Vaziri interviews Magnus Egerstedt, Professor at Georiga Tech, about privacy and security concerns in multi agent systems, as well as research into interfaces designed to enable a single operator to control large swarms of robots. Continue reading ?
Former Apple designer Abigail Brody has been brought aboard the Huawei team to bring the company's software interface into the 21st century.
The Nest thermostat already ticks most of the boxes for a great piece of tech: elegant design, simple user interface, solves an actual problem, isn't absurdly expensive. But ever since launch, the software has been slowly upgraded to add more features. This time around, Nest is adding "Time of Savings" to its bag of tricks. Show More Summary
This month sees the launch of ArtAttack, the first social networking app designed exclusively for the art world. ArtAttack connects a global network of art lovers and professionals with its user-friendly interface and intuitive design ? an Instagram with a ?buy? button. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago I’ve had a wonderful opportunity to chat with Khoi Vinh about fantasy user interfaces. Khoi asked really great questions, bringing in his experience as a designer and his passion for film. We talked about the overriding directive to support the story, the fantasy bleeding into the reality and, in turn, being […]
For weeks, cable providers such as Comcast have been resisting a federal proposal that would force them to make their channels available to anybody who wanted to design new user interfaces for them. Instead of browsing the channel lineup...Show More Summary
When designing a graphical user interface, there is always an open question: How do we automate testing for it? And how do we make sure the website layout stays responsive and displays correctly on all kinds of devices with various resolutions?...Show More Summary
Sony Mobile has refreshed the “Xperia Lounge” application with a new design. Build number 3.3.1 has a new UI and breaks down content into three categories: “Featured”, “Latest” and “Popular”. The side menu remains the same as the previous version. Show More Summary
Design no longer needs to happen within a single screen or device. We have reached a new era in history where our bodies, cars, bedrooms, heaters, streets and ?just about everything can be an interface. This article will present exciting...Show More Summary
Tobii Dynavox, a company based in Pittsburgh, PA, is releasing what it claims is the world’s smallest eye tracker designed for people with disabilities that can’t use their hands. The PCEye Mini is a bit wider than a typical pencil,Show More Summary
Twitter today revealed a redesigned mobile app for Android devices. The new user interface, which relies heavily on Google's Material Design, should be simpler to use. The tab bar at the top of the screen has been overhauled so users can move swiftly between home, notifications, and messages. Show More Summary
Complex user interfaces for websites or applications have to be well thought out and intuitive. Before it comes to actual design, it is a common thing to define the appearance and controls via mockups. Mockplus allows you to create interactive mockups with just a few clicks, and test them on mobile devices as well. Show More Summary
Flamingo is the latest Android Twitter client that offers a highly customizable interface, a Material Design and much more. The app is now available on Google Play for 99 cents, which is a great price for the features that are being offered. Show More Summary
Adobe is working on a new UWP app for Windows 10. The company’s upcoming app, Adobe Experience Design CC will allow designers to design apps and user interfaces using their Windows 10 device. The app is expected to arrive later this year, and it will be available via the Windows Store just like most of […]
Patrick Hebron offers an introduction to contemporary machine-learning systems and explores how these emerging capabilities will transform the next generation of computing interfaces. Continue reading Creative partnerships: Machine learning and the future of design.
Dailymotion has updated its official Windows 10 app with a couple of new features and improvements. The update introduces an improved user interface which should look better than the previous design. The update also introduces the ability to drag & drop support for uploading videos which should be a handy feature if you happen to […]
Just ask Her interface designer Geoff McFetridge, who shuns research in the name of "inventing new images." In Geoff Mcfetridge's Los Angeles studio, there's a two-foot-tall stack of Strathmore sketchbooks that catalogue every idea from every professional project he's ever worked on. Show More Summary