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Voice User Interfaces - How designing for the ear differs from designing for screens
Submitted by Sohan Maheshwar (@sohanm) on Friday, 5 October 2018
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate
This talk provides an overview of the history of design in technology, highlighting what we have learned over the years in developing for a screen. Designing for the ear is different from developing for the screen though. This talk establishes best practices for voice-first design using the Alexa Skills Kit contrasting them with GUI design principles. You will learn of the similarities and differences when developing for voice, compared to screen-oriented mediums.
-Evolution of User Interfaces -The rise of Voice User Interfaces -Contrasts between Screen and Voice -Key Voice design principles
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Sohan is an Alexa Evangelist at Amazon. His role involves inspiring and helping developers build incredible voice experiences using Alexa. He was a part of the Alexa launch in India which has seen developers build over 15,000 skills in a short span of time. Sohan has earlier worked as a developer evangelist for Gupshup and InMobi. In his spare time, you will find him either consuming pop culture or tossing a frisbee around