01/03: MANUFACTURERS SET TO TAKE UP EASY TV CHALLENGE
8 January 2003
New research published today by Easy TV partners, the Independent Television Commission (ITC) and Consumers' Association, challenges manufacturers to improve the usability of digital TV. The research, which is featured in the January edition of Which? magazine, highlights important recommendations from viewers to make digital TV equipment easier to use and emphasises that new viewers are more likely to be attracted to digital services which are both easy to use, and are perceived to be so.
segunda-feira, janeiro 13, 2003
News Release: MANUFACTURERS SET TO TAKE UP EASY TV CHALLENGE...
sábado, janeiro 11, 2003
AskTog: First Principles
The following principles are fundamental to the design and implementation of effective interfaces, whether for traditional GUI environments or the web. Of late, many web applications have reflected a lack of understanding of many of these principles of design, to their great detriment. Because an application or service appears on the web, the principles do not change. If anything, applying these principles become even more important.
A Human Centered Approach to Interactive Television Applications' Design
Digital television is one of the new technologies emerging in the media industry. The impact of digital television on the way people watch television is expected to be great, not only because it enhances the audiovisual experience of the user, but more importantly because it introduces interactivity
segunda-feira, janeiro 06, 2003
Telecoms - Regulatory Framework
A public consultation has been launched on a report on remaining barriers to the achievement of widespread access to new services and applications of the Information Society through open platforms in digital television and 3G mobile communications that was prepared in response to requests from the Barcelona Summit and the Seville Council.
For the report (in format), click here [EN]
sábado, janeiro 04, 2003
Europemedia.net: Features & Editorial - Making research into interactive TV interfaces work
So, what does the average designer or developer have to do in order to make sure this interface works properly? Focus Group Testing is the safetynet, which has made us all feel secure and has justified our findings.