A flow chart mappng out the user flows of a voice-based shopping app.
Topics: CUI, Accessibility, Conversational User Interface, petaflop supercomputers, gui, steve jobs, xerox, graphical user interface, interfaces, her, immersive interface, conversational user interface (CUI)
Chances are that when you think of a user interface, you think of a graphical user interface (GUI), and there’s also a good chance that this is really the only user interface you’re aware of, or have much experience with. This wasn’t always the case, early computers operated exclusively with a text-based user interface, meaning that the entire interaction with one’s computer a series of text inputs and outputs. The graphical user interface became popular in the early 1980’s, and it has dominated technology ever since.
Every life is defined by the unique set of challenges one must overcome, and blind folks - just like their sighted peers - often need some assistance when it comes to conquering the obstacles life throws their way.