Programme for the next MEX
The next MEX is on 19th & 20th September 2012 in London.
MEX shapes the future of mobile user experience by bringing together 100 speakers, facilitators and participants to work collaboratively on 6 MEX Pathways:
Tapping other senses for the visually impaired
The BBC has an article on Georgie, a suite of applications to improve smartphone usage for those with visual impairment.
Georgie from Granite 5 on Vimeo.
Developed by husband and wife Roger and Margaret Wilson-Hinds, Georgie is named after …
Customer pressure reverses Apple approach to environmental ratings
Apple has reversed its decision to abandon EPEAT ratings for its products after customer feedback highlighted how unpopular the decision was. It is an interesting example of the nascent sentiments which inspired MEX Pathway #7 on expressing sustai…
Designing across touchpoints
Ben Clarke, one of the Brunel designers participating at the next MEX, sent in a link to this Avi Itzkovitch’s UX Magazine article entitled ‘Designing for Context: The Multiscreen Ecosystem’.
“…smartphones, tablets, laptops, and smart TVs…
Anticipating user needs
This video explores how Consia, a device resident technology from Qualcomm, tracks user behaviour and uses the knowledge to enhance the experience, from low level decisions about battery life and radio usage, to UI tweaks. It is part of a broad…
Seeing through sensors
Clouds: beta from DEEPSPEED media on Vimeo.
The video above is a clip from Clouds, a documentary about programming by Jonathan Minard and James George. The interviews are shot using a Kinect 3D camera and interposed with visualisations from …
Adapting UX to interest, location & environment
Qualcomm has posted a video explaining the features of its Gimbal SDK, which helps developers create iOS and Android experiences adaptive to location, environment (as observed through an embedded camera) and user behaviour.
The location and…
High fidelity gestural interface
Reuben Kettle Aiers, one of the Brunel designers participating at the next MEX, shared this video of Leap, a forthcoming gestural interface which raises input fidelity beyond today’s game consoles.
The ability to sense motion with higher fi…