101209 - i. Point and click functionality allows users to...

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TV 1. How we operate our technology a. “User interface” refers to the junction between a medium of communication or technology and the people who use it. b. The concept of a user interface has become more complex with advances in electronic media. 2. Computer and the TV a. Computer screens have inherited the same aspect ratio as TV screens, having design implications b. TV remote controls drastically changed the way people watched TV and got people used to using a wireless interactive technology. c. Key developments in human-computer interfacings i. Mouse (1968) ii. Touch screen iii. Handwriting recognition iv. Voice recognition graphical user interface d. Computers television and GUI
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Unformatted text preview: i. Point and click functionality allows users to simply point at something on the screen and get some sort of result ii. Iconic and visual language is increasingly used to provide a cognitive shorthand for functions, programs, and files iii. A windowed environment makes it easier to switch between multiple things iv. Television now exists on our computer with other media. v. User interfaces change how the public receives content and how media produces content vi. Graphical browsers helped accelerate the commercialization of the web by making it more visually appealing and easy to use vii. TV new increasingly look like a computer desktop...
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