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This includes a whole section on the body, its main joint types, how they move and how the body and technology are so entwined: Sarah Mondol rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Want to Read saving….

Designing Gestural Interfaces: Touchscreens and Interactive Devices by Dan Saffer

Great overview – these interfaces are going to be ubiquitous in the near future thanks to Siddhi Lizcano for the recommendation. No trivia or quizzes yet. Interfades wasn’t there a book about these things? We’ve only just begun. I expected to read more about the design of multi-touch tables and surfaces Touchscreens are a deep combination of hardware and software and with some gestural interfaces the hardware seems to dematerialize all together and we’re left with our bodies as the sole input device.

Packed with informative illustrations and photos, this book helps you: How come I have no idea how big a touchscreen button needs to be? Will be shipped from US. The exciting, but tricky, aspect of gestural interfaces for interaction designers is that the interface feels like it disappears.


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Henk Wijnholds rated it liked it Jan 07, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The last quarter of Designing Gestural Interfaces is where Saffer takes a plunge into predicting some future trends and has put together an appendix of existing and potential gestural interactions.

In others it is a first and valiant stab gwstural pinning down a currently emerging and rapidly changing area.

Objects are now carriers of behavior. Feb 16, Maria Mateva rated it liked it Shelves: Too many devices come onto the market where the interface and the physical product were clearly done by two separate groups that never talk to each other.

The challenge for Kicker and anyone else working in this area is to change over two decades of bad habits in which the screen and dsn side interfqces a product use separate design processes and teams from the hardware side.


From an ethical perspective, it is about privacy and not having people appear foolish while performing their task. Communication DesignerFacebook Palo Alto, CaliforniaAs a Facebook designer, you can gdstural affect people’s lives in a real and meaningful way.

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Design Jobs Firms Awards Conference e. Some of them are hand and face gestures whilst others use the entire body.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. But I was also surprised at what individuals have been doing with the technology over the last few years, even though we’re clearly still in the early days of its commercial use. Be the first to ask a question about Designing Gestural Interfaces. This book embraces the whole thing of ‘Gestural Interfaces’; and there is a bunch of things you’ll learn about these. Designing Gestural Interfaces will help you enter this new world of possibilities.

I would hope that patterns would emerge organically and not be overly stifled by companies trying to protect their patents. They weren’t set up for this new world of networked objects.