Blended Interactions Workshop

On Thursday, October 3rd from 1:30pm to 5pm, the Blended Interactions Studio in concert with the GCCIS IST department will be hosting the Blended Interactions Workshop. Researchers from Edinburgh Napier University’s Centre for Interaction Design, Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design and RIT’s MS Human Computer Interaction program will showcase their latest evaluated interaction designContinue reading “Blended Interactions Workshop”

Introducing the Mobile Tourism Project to Gov. Cuomo

On Friday, May 8th Governor Cuomo held New York’s first New York State Tourism Summit: NYS Tourism Means Business in Albany, NY. The summit included the state’s top tourism and political leaders to monopolize on opportunities to grow, support and build New York’s economies via tourism. I had the pleasure of meeting Governor Cuomo andContinue reading “Introducing the Mobile Tourism Project to Gov. Cuomo”

Usability Testing for the Mobile Tourism Ecosystem Project

On Friday the 4/13/2012 from 12pm till 3pm we will be conducting our first Mobile Experiences for Tourism ¬†usability test in the Global Village at RIT. We are testing our GPS User Interface with prospective RIT freshmen and their families. Please come out and experience our mobile tourism service for yourself. Look for our welcomeContinue reading “Usability Testing for the Mobile Tourism Ecosystem Project”

Digital tourism and user experience design becoming a research focus at RIT

In the fall of 2011, I created a new course through the MS HCI program at Rochester Institute of Technology called Mobile Experiences for Tourism (MET). This course was developed with participation from the Eastern National Parks, Eastman Kodak Company and Edinburgh Napier University in the UK. Our course successfully designed solutions for several tourismContinue reading “Digital tourism and user experience design becoming a research focus at RIT”