Articles about Tecnologia

Entrevista com o Autor de Ficção Científica Rudy Rucker: Interfaces na Ficção Científica

Photo of Rudy

Rudy Rucker fala sobre interfaces de usuários desde reconhecimento por voz, gestos manuais, rastreamento do olhar, até sua própria invenção que é ativada por fala subvocal e comandos da mente. [Leia mais]

Entrevista com o Autor de Ficção Científica Bruce Sterling: Interfaces Alienígenas-Computadores

Bruce Sterling

Bruce Sterling fala sobre Hollywood, alienígenas e como as interfaces são retratadas nos filmes de ficção científica em uma conversa sobre experiência do usuário e ficção científica. [Leia mais]

A Experiência Distópica: Tecnologia e a Experiência do Usuário na Ficção Científica

Frankenstein monster

A ficção científica antiutópica pode nos tornar mais cientes das potenciais consequências negativas da tecnologia que de outra forma não seríamos capazes de imaginar. [Leia mais]

A visão a partir daqui: além dos livros

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Como serão as bibliotecas no futuro se forem além dos livros e adotarem tecnologia, como a reprodução de áudio, vídeo sob demanda e a realidade virtual? [Leia mais]

(English) You Need an Outlet and a Browser: How Children Understand and Use the Internet

(English) Children are not the most effective Web users and more research is needed to explore children’s mental models related to Internet use. [Leia mais]

(English) The New Reality – Coming Soon

(English) The increasing use of handheld devices with cameras, GPS, wireless Internet, and relatively large digital viewing screens has made Augmented Reality technology available to the general public en masse. [Leia mais]

(English) What Does “Personal Computer” Mean? Communicating a New Paradigm

(English) The PC is no longer the center of the digital universe. Soon service providers will offer desktop as a service to companies of all sizes. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: Automating Baggage Handling

RampMate automated baggage handling device

(English) Using feedback from ground handling staff, RampMate was created, increasing efficiency and airport baggage tracking capabilities while decreasing handler injury rates. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: No More Goofy Glasses

(English) Three-dimensional (3-D) movies may soon become more mainstream thanks to technologies that are making 3-D viewing more user-friendly. [Leia mais]

(English) Access in Africa: A Personal Perspective

(English) A digitizing project highlighted additional accessibility challenges for many in Africa: a lack of the basic infrastructure that the Global North takes for granted. [Leia mais]

(English) Universal Life: Multi-User Virtual Environments for People with Disabilities

(English) It’s necessary to consider the benefit that barrier-free virtual environments provide for people with disabilities in terms of pain management, distraction, and socialization. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: Blio Software: E-reader = Easy to Read?

(English) Blio, designed to make e-books accessible to the visually impaired, allows users to read, or have read to them, e-books on regular computers or handheld devices. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: New Computer Technologies to Be Rolled Out

(English) Flexible, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display technology is about to revolutionize the world of portable computing, making mobile phones lighter and more durable. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: Hey Good Lookin’

(English) The marketing campaign for TriSpecs™ is focused on user experience as the key selling feature, however the website itself is not a great model of usability. [Leia mais]

(English) Making Forms Accessible: Accessible Forms Help all Users

table of questions and multiple choice answers

(English) Development of an accessible pdf form for students with disabilities that provides both the required level of usability and accessibility and the necessary backend features. [Leia mais]

(English) Taxi! Service Design for New York’s Yellow Cabs

(English) As digital information spaces augment physical places, new location-based services will emerge for riding cabs, as well as many other civic, urban, and commercial experiences. [Leia mais]

(English) Finding Uses For New Technology: Moving with a Magic Thing

(English) The user cannot always be the starting point for new products but involving users provides us with a way to find applications for technology-driven innovations. [Leia mais]

(English) Radio Frequency Identification: How User Expertise Can Make a New Technology Welcome

(English) Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is a good example of how user experience professionals can influence the adoption of new technology. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: Speck-tacular Computers

(English) A group of computer science, electronic engineering, and physics professors is developing a system of tiny programmable semiconductor specks that can work together to sense, compute, and network wirelessly. [Leia mais]