NUI

Gesturcons: The New NUI Gesture Icon Language

Ron George is once again putting out a product of his innovation, but this one isn’t just informational or theoretical, it’s something you can play with… and it’s free. They’re called Gesturcons and, in the words of Ron from an email to me, “[t]hey are helpful to any designer that is attempting to get into…

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OCGM: A New Windows User Experience

For those of you who aren’t familiar, Ron George is one of the UX talents on the Windows 8 planning team within Microsoft. That, in and of itself, is reason enough for this blog to keep up with his. Never mind the fact that he’s an innovator in his field. Today, Ron announced his paradigm…

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Windows 7 NUI: Stepping Beyond the GUI

(Follow me on Twitter: msftkitchen) There’s a vision in Microsoft which was recently discussed at MIX ’08 by Daniel Makoski (Interaction Design Manager, Microsoft Surface) called Natural User Experience (NUE). The vision of NUE is to, “deliver intuitive, seamless experiences that unfold through natural human input.” Part of the NUE is the Natural User Interface…

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