5 Principles For Designing Smartwatches

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Our own in-house ergonomics expert, Rob Tannen, contributed to Fast Company Design regarding lessons learned and best practices when designing for smartwatch interfaces. You should most definitely check it out and learn a little about where technology is going and how we can help shape it the right way. We’ll let him explain…

“Five years ago, I coined the phrase ‘Ergonomics of Interaction Design,’ to explain how physical ergonomic principles could be applied to the design of user interfaces. At the time, many thought of ergonomics only as it related to 3-dimensional, tangible products where issues of physical fit and comfort were considered critical (think: office chair). But the rapid proliferation of gestural and touch interfaces combined with the widespread use of devices in unconventional contexts—in bed, while driving, while walking—signaled growing design challenges.”

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