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Talk to the Hand: Dan Saffer and gestural interfaces, by Andy Polaine – Core77

I expected to read more about the design of multi-touch tables and surfaces Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. When we put a service design lens on our work, it changes how you think about the product, by seeing it as a piece of a larger ecosystem.

There is an interplay of hardware and software, driven by behavior and code, that we probably haven’t seen to this degree since the s, when computing resources were painfully scarce. Then have your kids feed in a coin to meter out 30 minutes of use. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Talk to the Hand: Dan Saffer and gestural interfaces, by Andy Polaine

Just three or four years ago this would have seemed as sci-fi as the now infamous scene in Minority Reportbut this time it felt like MI6 was almost behind the curve. Trivia About Designing Gestura David rated it liked deesigning Jan 13, A good grounding book on gestural interaction design. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Objects are now carriers of behavior.


Even though he says, “predicting the future is a sucker’s game,” Saffer has taken the plunge. Playing Starcraft with multitouch. Starting with a potted history of gestural interfaces one that goes back a surprisingly long waySaffer moves onto what is good and bad about them as well as their ergonomics. Paperbackpages.

The last quarter of Designing Gestural Interfaces is where Saffer saffdr a plunge into predicting some future trends and has put together an appendix of existing and potential gestural interactions.

Pretty superficial treatment of gesture based interaction but not in any way a bad book.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Product details Paperback Publisher: My guess is that within three or four years, he will already need to update it, but for designers working both in interaction and product or industrial design right now, this is a must-read. You have these beautiful forms or really interesting functionality that are then stuck with an ugly UI or in a black plastic box. Sarah Mondol rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Despite the inevitable media focus on the technologies involved, Saffer does a good job of constantly bringing the focus back to designing for people:.

From an ethical perspective, it is about privacy and not having people appear foolish while performing their task. The exciting, but tricky, aspect of gestural interfaces for interaction designers is that the interface feels like it disappears. Username Password Forgot password?

Designing Gestural Interfaces: Touchscreens and Interactive Devices by Dan Saffer

In some ways Designing Gestural Interfaces is a book that is long overdue, given the long history of gestural interaction. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Designing Gestural Interfaces provides you with essential information about kinesiology, sensors, ergonomics, If geestural want to get ahead in this new era of interaction design, this is the reference you desiggning.

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But regarding the most publicised ‘multitouch’ interfaces like iPhone, Jeff Han or Jacky Chung Leethe book shrinks to a very little number of pages.

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Some of them are hand and face gestures whilst others use the entire body. Microsoft Surface recognizes the phone on top of it. They’ve had to bolt on interaction design or industrial design somewhere. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.