TV user interface
It is a revamp project for the TV user interface.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Stargazr is a portal for program listings, on-demand videos, interactive services. To streamline the interactive TV experience, the remote control is redesigned with less buttons for improved usability. Users can discover programs and on-demand videos according to their preferences quickly and easily, with the simple yet powerful Program Search function. Texts onscreen are crisply displayed in optimal legibility and readability, non-restricted to screen size nor resolution.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Interface and Interaction Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Researches are conducted on TV user interfaces, remote controls to understand the user behaviours, visual language on TV. Functions and contents are rearranged while the changes to major flows are kept minimum so that the existing users can learn the new interface easily. Functional prototype was built for usability testing, before building the actual interface in HTML & CSS, which is highly optimized for maximum transfer and processing speed as this IPTV service is catering a million of users.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Stargazr user interface —
High-definition TV screen: 1280*720 pixels
Standard-definition TV screen: 720*576 pixels
Mobile App on iPhone:
Mobile App on Android —
Resolutions according to the device.
User interface, Remote control, TV, Video on-demand, TV companion, mobile devices
TEAM MEMBERS (4) :
Senior VP — Belinda Chan, Assistant VP, Product Development — Keith Huang, Principal Designer — Wesley Ng and Interactive Designers — Jerry Ng, Susan Pang, Wong Siu-kit, Damien Foo
Wesley Ng, 2011.