The use of haptic interfaces, or touchscreens, continues to influence every aspect of business from personal computing to Point of Sale (POS) systems. A Business Wire report projects a compound annual growth of the touchscreen market of 19.5% for the next 4 years, and the customer or client is not the only one at the end of your touchscreen applications. What this means for your business is that if you haven’t fully incorporated touchscreen technology, you risk being left behind in the wake of rapid technological change.
In our previous article in the series we discussed best practices for designing a natural user interface. Now we're going look at the pitfalls many face as they move from the traditional mouse/keyboard/monitor combo to an all-in-one NUI application.
The aim of a natural user interface is to have an intuitive and organic interaction between user and technology, with absolute deference to simplicity.
The biggest benefit in natural user interfaces is the ability to attract and captivate users with responses that are organic with minimal learning.