Designing with Sensors: Creating Adaptive Experiences

“Use smart device technology, sensors and user data to design a better UX”

Design Hall 45 min

  • What is the talk about?

    Avi: How do we utilize sensor and user data to create experiences in the digital world? We all know that smart devices have sensors, but how can we use this as a resource to acquire information about the user and his environment? And how can we use this information to design a better user experience that is both unobtrusive and transparent? The simple answer: we create adaptive systems.

  • Who is it for?

    Avi: Those interested in new technologies and in user experience design will probably get the most out of this presentation.

  • What will the audience get from it?

    Avi: Discover core concepts for utilizing smart device technologies and sensor data in order to understand context, and add “adaptive thinking” to the UX professional’s toolset when designing experiences. I will demonstrate the importance of understanding context when designing adaptive experiences, give ideas on how to design adaptive systems and most important, inspire designers to think how smart devices and context aware applications can enhance the user experience with adaptivity.

  • What do you presently work at?

    Avi: Currently working with several startup companies.

  • Which of your existing achievements do you value the most?

    Avi: Avi is a longtime interactive and web design professional with over 13 years of experience. Author of Design-It-Yourself: Web Sites (Rockport Publishers, 2003), Avi has published several articles about user experience and is often invited to speak about these publications, as well as other emerging design and UX trends. Avi is currently working as an Independent UI/UX Consultant at his studio, XG Media.

  • What would you like to achieve?

    Avi: I have the initiative and passion to change the world.

  • What do you look forward to at the WebExpo?

    Avi: Looking to exchange ideas and meet new people!

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Avi Itzkovitch

UI/UX Consultant XG Media (Freelance)