Articles about Devices

Usability Aspects of Wearable Technology

Wearable technologies will be prevalent in the future. This article explores the usability factors to be considered in the creation and deployment of wearable devices. [Read More]

Human-to-Human Interaction Style in Voice User Interface Design

Voice-enabled devices are gaining the ability to mimic human-to-human interactions fairly well. This article outlines some general guidelines to consider when designing voice user interfaces. [Read More]

Don’t Discount the Role of UX in IoT

The Internet of Things is not limited to a physical product connected to the Internet. It is an ecosystem with its own UX needs. [Read More]

Connected Medical Devices: Using Data to Drive Design Decisions

Usage data that is collected and analyzed from smart medical devices has the potential to change how these devices are designed, resulting in safer and more effective devices. [Read More]

UX in the AV Industry: Beyond Screens

Conference room with many different sized audio-visual devices.

Get an insight into how testing AV equipment has many additional issues that are not present in software testing. [Read More]

A Review of Contextual Inquiry for Medical Device Design (Book Review)

A review of Contextual Inquiry for Medical Device Design by Mary Beth Privitera. Learn best practices and techniques for applying contextual inquiry to medical device design. [Read More]

Total Recall: The Consequence of Ignoring Medical Device Usability

Leg with the words No surgery here no no no written on it

Don't set medical practitioners up for failure. Thoughtful design can prevent errors that cause injuries or death. [Read More]

TV or Not TV: Designing a Motion-Based Pointing Remote Control

“Why can’t I just point at the TV screen to get what I want?” TV remote controls are still primitive: too many confusing buttons, and tedious navigation. [Read More]

What’s News: Kindling

Review of the Kindle, Amazon's wireless reading device. [Read More]