Design Trends, They Come and Go?

Recently, in the computer UI/UX world we have seen a surge of Minimalist design that opposes the skeomorphic trends of late.
It has been considered as an "authentic design" surge versus the fake one. Is this true?

In this talk, I will try to demystify some of these misconceptions and give a historical reminder to this trends and how UX/UI computer land is similar to other areas of "traditional" design. How come developers should care about this issue and how it affects their work is the last part of this talk. By debating the components versus custom QML design MIX.


Thursday, November 7, 2013 -
3:15pm to 4:15pm

Introduction to User Experience Design for Engineers

This talk provides an introduction to user experience (UX) design, specifically focusing on challenges that software engineers encounter. While developers tend to focus on the implementation details of getting pixels on the screen, less consideration is often given to what pixels go where, and who besides the developer will be interacting with them. In this session we will present an overview of the UX process, highlighting several important guidelines.


Friday, November 8, 2013 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Developing Natural User Interfaces in Qt

Traditional methods of interacting with a desktop computer are the mouse and keyboard, while other techniques such as voice recognition and free-form gestures have been in the realm of science fiction movies like "Minority Report" and "Iron Man." Advances in input technologies in recent years have made these input modalities not only possible but commercially viable, allowing for creation of a more Natural User Interface (NUI).  This presentation will cover techniques for integrating voice, touch, gestures, and facial recognition into a Qt-based application.  Several available technologies


Friday, November 8, 2013 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
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