In the last year, it seems like the interfaces that have been getting the most attention are “conversational interfaces” that use voice recognition, text-to-speech, and AI engines.
Our job is to transform the ridiculously complex into the simple; but because everyone’s “simple” is unique, we must create individually customized systems for our customers.
Over the past six years, whether we like it or not, we’ve all been retrained by Apple on how to use and design touchscreens. The importance of this type of mass “training” is often underestimated.
What does the audiovisual designer become when every piece of equipment needs only power and an ethernet connection?
Our social interactions are arranged on a graphic timeline, our weather is beautifully mapped so we know when it will rain, and our brain is explained with full-color fMRI images.
I’m fortunate to live in a city with a world-class music venue: the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, CA.
Is it just my imagination, or has most of the cool new technology that has been invented over the past 20 years been in the world of audio and video?
For many years I was an advocate of simplicity when it came to user interface design, maybe to an extreme.