Thanks to Matt and Nokia I’ve had a prototype 3220 NFC shell on loan for a few weeks. It’s the second Nokia phone to feature an RFID reader and writer for ‘Near Field Communication’ the technology that I’ve been getting excited about for mobile services, stickering and touch.
[one_half] This work explores the visual link between information and physical things, specifically around the emerging use of the mobile phone to interact with RFID or NFC. It was a presentation and poster at Design Engaged, Berlin on the 11th November 2005. Download the icons (PDF, 721KB, poster for more details). The icons range from… Continue reading Graphic language for touch
Over Easter I sketched out some ideas for navigating music on a portable player. I was frustrated with the iPod clickwheel, thinking about reducing the reliance on visual interfaces and how navigating music has a lot to do with language. I wanted to explore richer interfaces that combine movement, language and vision.
Perhaps the first online forum to use social network filtering went online yesterday.
Typographer.org / David Earls has covered the basics of design for television in a clear and accessible way. I have been meaning to write up some guidelines specific to (interactive) television, here is a start.
My books on usability and contextual design.
A mobile social entertainment system designed in 2001 for Pollen Mobile in the UK. This case study shows some of the processes used in the design of the service.