UX / Design

T13 UX Beyond the Keyboard: Gaze, Speech and Other Interfaces


4:15pm - 5:30pm

Level: Intermediate

John Alexander

Microsoft Regional Director, MCSD, CSD, BSBA


AJI Software

With the ever-changing landscape of devices, Web and native applications on mobile, wearables and the Web, developers are increasingly expected to understand how to create user experiences that need more than keyboard and mouse interaction. UX expectations are becoming more prevalent and sophisticated. As a developer, what are you to do? Never fear, this interactive and entertaining session will focus on design concepts and terminology to help you tackle this new and exciting frontier. You'll focus on tips to create a natural experience when working with speech, gaze, holography and wearables. You'll also explore accessibility and its impact within these experiences. Whether working on your own or with a designer, you'll be able to design apps that can interact more seamlessly with your users environment.

You will learn:

  • Key concepts and guidelines for several different types of natural UX
  • How accessibility is a key factor with natural UX
  • Tips and tricks for creating more natural and seamless experiences