Designing User Experiences for the 10-Foot UI

In 2010, 25% of TVs sold were connected to the Internet. Now, 3 out of 5 households with a broadband connection have their TV connected to the Internet for content viewing and social interaction. Television has become part of the continuum of devices that require a rethink of how we design and share web content. Designing and building web content for SmartTVs has many design caveats, compliance issues, and browser fragmentation. The main design considerations for the 10-foot UI are simplicity and lightweight interaction. When users sit in front of their TVs, their approach to thinking and interaction changes – (Read more...)