Notable trends in Medical UI design

Recent trends in medical UI design prioritize speed, privacy, innovation, personalization, and perhaps most importantly, an intuitive and safe mobile-first approach. The motivation behind many regulatory changes and updates in healthcare-related device development is the surge of health care-related mobile

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Natural User Interface

A Natural User Interface (NUI) is an interface you interact with using intuitive actions related to natural, everyday human behavior. These interfaces often require touch, gestures or voice commands to interact with them. In the past, methods of interaction with

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Neuroscience-based human factors research and usability testing

Human factors usability testing applies what is known about human behavior to the design of User Interface design systems, including our abilities and limitations. There has been a limited application of advanced human factors knowledge to usability testing, although it

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Avoiding cognitive overload in UI and UX design

The term “cognitive load” was originally coined by psychologists to describe the mental effort required to learn new information. In terms of User Experience design, cognitive load is the amount of mental effort required to operate a user interface system.

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Wearable technology and UI design

The advancement of wearable technology has grown greatly in the past several years. These new and disruptive innovations provide advances that could potentially transform all aspects of life and society. With the technology paradigm shift comes questions and issues concerning

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Happy New Year!

Wishing you a happy and successful 2019! We look forward to working with you on exciting new projects. Look for us at these upcoming events:       

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Using dark backgrounds in user interface design

More and more, user interfaces on desktops, mobile devices and kiosks are using darker colored backgrounds. Understanding the reasons goes beyond aesthetics, however. Studies have been conducted to analyze how the combination of text and background color affects readability, aesthetics,

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Use of modal windows within UI

Modal windows are windows that are shown on top of an application screen to convey information to, or collect information from, the user. These “popups” prevent the user from interacting with the application until the window is closed by the

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User interface design and icons

Icons and user interface design are practically inseparable. Icons convey meaning, can cross language barriers, help establish brands, give products and devices a contemporary look and feel, and make for easy touch targets. Their creation and use, however, can still

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