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The Potion for Motion: Interactive Interfaces/Apps

    Decades ago, the mouse and graphical user interface (UI) transformed the computer industry, ushering in an easier and more efficient way to control the user experience. Consumers ultimately abandoned the “conventional” up-down-left-right arrow keys as the primary means to control the computer. The TV industry is on the verge of a similar transformation, as service providers face increasing pressure to make UIs better suited for interactive content coming from the Internet. This session will discuss key methodologies for improving the UI beyond today’s rudimentary navigation approaches, to discover choices buried under hierarchical layers of media and content menus. This session will explore the benefits of motion control and in-air pointing for common uses on TVs and next-gen devices, such as navigation, text entry and casual gaming. It will also compare contending technologies that enable pointer-based controls, including touchpad, camera-based and in-air pointing motion technology.

    Founder, CEO & Chairman | Hillcrest Labs | Daniel S. Simpkins...

    Type Interactive, Solo
    Hashtag #sxsw #Potn4Motn
    Theme Design and Development
    Level Intermediate
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_IAP8501

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