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”

Rochester Tech Startups Presentation: Wizard of Oz Prototyping

Wizard of Oz Prototyping – Evaluating user feedback from products that do not exist Presenter: Brian O’Keefe When: 16 January 2013 Where: Student Innovation Hall, RIT Time: 6:30-7:30 Rochester Tech Startups Rochester Tech Startups Rochester, NY 2,085 Members A group for founders, hackers, investors or anyone in Rochester who is interested in internet and technologyContinue reading “Rochester Tech Startups Presentation: Wizard of Oz Prototyping”

Impact from the Mobile Experiences for Tourism Showcase RIT 11.15.2012

A huge congratulations to all the masters students last Thursday night Mobile Experiences for Tourism (MET) Showcase! The CEOs from Genesee Village Country Museum and VisitRochester had nothing but praise. Ontario county tourism representatives were too, massively impressed! VisitRochester said that we are on the cusp of a great opportunity to champion mobile tourism inContinue reading “Impact from the Mobile Experiences for Tourism Showcase RIT 11.15.2012”

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”

The User Experience Scholarship Seminar at RIT

New Course at RIT: User Experience Scholarship Seminar is a team-centered scholarship course for any preexisting project/prototype in the HCI domain. The primary goal of this course is aimed at how to evaluate existing research projects/prototypes and prepare them for peer reviewed and disseminated ACM publication. Graduate students will be researching their project domains andContinue reading “The User Experience Scholarship Seminar at RIT”

Winners of the Experience IXD Competition at RIT 2.29.2012

Congratulations to all MS students of the Usability Engineering class for a great night of innovative interaction design. AWARD WINNERS: Best Wizard of OZ: Exercise to Socialize: Encouraging Peer Relations in the Fitness Center Best Use Case Scenario: Teaching Children Energy Conservation Using a Plush Toy Best Wireframe UI/Prototype: Enhancing Neighborhood Events through Mobile AugmentationContinue reading “Winners of the Experience IXD Competition at RIT 2.29.2012”

Experience IXD :: RIT Innovation Center :: 2.29.12 :: 4-7pm EST

I am happy to announce Experience IXD at the Rochester Institute of Technology Innovation Center on 2.29.12 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm EST. All are welcome. This judged event will show case MS HCI student interaction design strategies for new & novel products, systems and services. The panel of judges are from Eastman Kodak, the Saunders BusinessContinue reading “Experience IXD :: RIT Innovation Center :: 2.29.12 :: 4-7pm EST”