The IA Summit proposal review board recently approved a presentation I proposed on “Mobile IA” using as a case study the mobile website we developed for HTC America. There’s a lot of interest in the IA community about developing for new interfaces as the Web increasing goes mobile, into our media centers, and so on. I’m very proud of the work we’ve been doing for HTC and am pleased to be able to showcase it in Las Vegas in March.
This article in UX Matters talks about designing breakthrough products and offers some interesting ideas on innovation and solving problems that sometimes people don’t even realize they have. Bonus Extractable content: One of the case studies is Vocera, a client of ours that makes a Star Trek-like ubiquitous communication system. The homepage of the website we redesigned for them serves as an illustration for that part of the article.
David Smith is the director of marketing for HTC America, whose site we are redesigning. (We recently relaunched the site with an interim design but we’ve got great things in the works for later this year.) HTC makes incredible smartphone and pocketpc “converged devices” and generated a lot of buzz on enthusiast blogs and websites. This morning we heard about this Mobility Today podcast interview with David Smith. We’re excited about the ongoing interest in HTC and its products and we’re pleased to be part of David’s marketing team.
Since we began working with HTC and since I got my Cingular 2125, I’ve been sort of obsessed with the topic of developing sites for the mobile web, and with developments in the mobile space in general.
Recently Dan pointed me to the relatively new MobileCrunch blog, and I’ve become, well, addicted. Recommended.
Today Visa launched their redesigned Visa Europe site. Extractable was heavily involved in the building of this site (though not the design). This included some of our most advanced CSS/XHTML work ever, TeamSite templates, app development and daily support with a international client.