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Eye-tracking goggles reveal how F1 drivers ‘see’ the track

Tootling along in your car, of course you go through all your maneuvers without giving too much attention to what you’re doing. Checking mirrors, …

Volvo Creates The Most Realistic Concept For A Self-Driving Car Yet

It’s not the snazziest self-driving car you’ve ever seen, but it’s grounded in something more important: reality.<p>We’ve seen self-driving cars that allow your family to play a board game, and offices on wheels that can move board meetings to the highway. We’ve even seen Google’s vehicle that has no …

Meet Audi's awesome Tesla killer

The German automaker is expected to unveil its Model X rival next week at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt. The vehicle will be the company's first large-series, all-electric car and it was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.<p>Audi, which is a subsidiary of Volkswagen, …

The Car Industry Will Change Forever. But Nobody Is Prepared For It.

When the North America CEO of BMW, Ludwig Willisch, said earlier this year, “With the introduction of every new model, there will be a plug-in hybrid version of that, too.” the automotive world sat up and took notice. Even the mighty M3 is rumoured to receive the hybrid, all-wheel drive treatment. …

Insurance Industry

Automakers Tackle the Massive Security Challenges of Connected Vehicles

Automakers are developing one of the largest public key infrastructure security systems ever conceived, the heart of an effort to protect a new generation of networked vehicles that is expected to hit the mass market by the early 2020s.

Automotive Industry

What’s Different About User Experience Design for the Internet of Things?

User experience design and human–computer interaction (HCI) emerged in a world of desktop computers. But our experience of computing has changed …

SoundHound’s new voice search app makes Siri and Cortana look slow

Hound is fast, just not everywhere — and that's a problem<p>Nearly a decade ago, SoundHound founder Keyvan Mohajer took an idea to a group of investors. He wanted to make a system that let people talk to computers casually, as if speaking to another human. That was not a new idea of course; 1968's</i> …

Why In-Car Touchscreens Should Be More Like The Apple Watch

I’ve long been critical of auto manufacturers often-haphazard deployment of touchscreens. The basic gist of my gripes: These displays often force drivers to take their eyes off the road in order to navigate unintuitive interfaces with lots of tiny text and no tactile feedback. Test-driving some …

Smartwatches

What Is Customer Journey Mapping and How to Start?

Customer journey mapping has become a favourite tool for visualising the customer’s experience. But what exactly are they, how do you create them and …

UX Design

The Best UX Visuals Follow These 2 Rules

Design details send all sorts of cues to users. Make sure you know what your visuals are saying.<p>This is the second in a series of excerpts from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>David …

Functional Animation In UX Design

Unlike animation made by Disney Studios or animation made for computer games, functional animation has a clear, logical purpose. Their purpose is to …

UI Design

15 Worst UI Design Features to Watch Out For and Overcome

Website designs are created to encourage users to take action, to give feedback on the product or to fuel their creativity. Whatever your website …

Visual Design

The Future of Interaction Design

Even though the site is certainly influenced by the mobile-first philosophy, you find that it’s still quite a pleasant experience even on desktop.<p>When it comes to scrolling as an interaction, we’ve found that long scrolls aren’t really a usability issue provided that each content section (and …

UI Design

UI design — 10 steps for great user interfaces Pt2

Welcome back in the next post from UI design series focused on creating great user interfaces with ten, sometimes simple, steps. In the previous part …

The Invisible Interface

Hang around software companies long enough and you'll certainly hear someone proclaim "the best interface is invisible." While this adage seems …

UI Design

UX Optimization Blog

3. Good UX and Word-of-Mouth Marketing<p>Companies and brands spend millions of dollars each year on marketing and advertising to acquire and retain …

Top 8 Curated Tips to Improve User Experience

One of the secrets of successful business websites is on how they can make a very good lasting impression on their visitors, making them so impressed …

Send directions to your Android phone with a Google search (update: and notes)

Sending Google Maps directions to an Android phone hasn't been <i>that</i> hard for a while, but it's now downright easy. Google has introduced a web feature that delivers instructions through a simple search. As long as your phone is properly linked to your Google account, you only have to search for …

Usa, una città di robot per le auto senza conducente

Un'intera città popolata da robot per testare senza incidenti di percorso le auto del futuro: quelle senza conducente tipo Google car o di case come …

Vuoi conoscere il vero Steve Jobs? Il libro da leggere si prenota ora in Italiano su Amazon

Metà genio e metà stronzo: finora Steve Jobs è stato raccontato così ma chi vuole conoscere il vero Steve Jobs e soprattutto il lato personale e …

What Is Augmented Reality? How I Learned to Trust Doc Emmett Brown

Quite possibly one of the most exciting aspects of 2015 is that it’s <i>Back to the Future Part II</i> year. What seemed so far-fetched 30 years ago is . . . …

The Best 3D Printer for Your Budget in 2017

Advertisement<p>If you’re looking for a 3D printer, we’ve got you covered — no matter your budget.<p>Like any hobby, there can be a lot of jargon and …

Aakash Nihalani's Projection Art Springs to Life with Human Interaction

Aakash Nihalani, the artist known for his playful masking tape illusions, has just sent word that he's completed a new body of work called <i>Projections</i>. In this exciting new series, cubic designs are projected onto a white wall, becoming an interactive canvas for the viewer. Using coding and motion …

Art

The networked car is no longer just an idea; it will be mandated in future vehicles

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>For the last two years, automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been investigating the idea of cars talking …

App Developer a 360 gradi: dallo sviluppo al marketing, 44 euro per imparare tutto

Dallo sviluppo di applicazioni iOS a quelle Android, all’HTML5 fino ad arrivare alle tecniche di marketing, per pubblicizzare e vendere al meglio i …