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What research exists into the user experience of physical smartwatch designs?

Consumers now have a plethora of choices in the wearable smartwatch market and one of the most striking differences between the various products is in the design/shape of the actual physical hardware. ...
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What are the “success” and “failure” vibration patterns in Apple Watch, and iPhone 7 haptic?

I want to imitate the Apple Watch "success" and "failure" vibration patterns in my custom app. Does anyone have the following information for the various user experiences Intensity Timing Pattern (...
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How would you display syncing of a wearable device to a web app?

I'm working on an app that allows the user to add one of three wearable devices to automatically add data to a web app. One of the things I am wondering about is how to differentiate the association/...
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When customizing your iWatch face the time changes to 10:09 [closed]

I'm curious why Apple uses the 10:09 time as a default when changing your Apple Watch face. I've seen this even in their marketing content. Is it the best time to be displayed for marketing purposes? ...
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How to help blind people feel the other emotion?

My team and I are currently making a program which use camera in the google glass to help blind people 'see' the interlocutor's emotion (happy, sad, angry, disgusted and so on). I need help in case ...
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App for wearable device: disconnect notification

I'm designing an app for a wearable device which is connected to the phone over bluetooth. The app more or less can't do anything without a device being connected. When launching the app, the first ...
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Application design UI Android Wear

I'm currently developing an application on Android Wear to have quick overview of the people attending to a party. My problem is how to arrange the views to have the more efficient navigation. Here ...
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Which is the best navigation pattern for the Apple Watch?

I'm having a bit of an internal debate over which navigation pattern is more suitable for use on the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch enables you to use a) Hierarchical navigation - a list of items ...
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How to display errors with single LED?

I am working on a tiny hardware device which has a single LED that can be used to display errors (there are no other outputs). Actually it is a tri-color LED but the red color is dedicated to errors. ...
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What is the purpose of jackets having small zipperless back pockets just below the neck?

I was a little bit surprised to find that my Bench-branded 100% polyester jacket had a little zipperless back pocket just below the neck, especially since placing something like keys there would make ...
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What is the viability and alternatives to using a mouse in VR? (oculus rift)

Will many users use a mouse in VR or is this be disconcerting and cause motion-sickness? Or is it just nonsensical to use a mouse in VR. How would you go about porting the UI/UX of a drag and drop ...
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In a google glass why are past events moved to right of the main menu?

Generally in a time line users would image past events to be on the left, current events in the center and future on their right.But Google glass's timeline seems to be little intriguing as it has ...
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How does it feel to type with Google Glass? [closed]

Does Google Glass come with any note-taking or text-based application? I'm quite curious about the possible ways of inputting text using the Glass, apart from speech-input, and how it actually feels. ...
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Are there studies about software ergonomics with data glasses?

I saw this post about usability heuristics for wearables. Since such devices seem to be tech trendy, if I may say, I assumed there would be some studies about ergonomics with A-R glasses, yet I can't ...
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What would generic usability heuristics for wearables be like?

Broad question given the nature of wearable technology (largely dominated by heads-up displays such as Google Glass and smart watches such as the Pebble), but what would the user experience guidance ...