As the project progressed we regularly had concept testing and design validation sessions every 6-8 weeks. Some issues we saw from these sessions were,
- Customer is new to Windows 8
- Unfamiliar and hidden gestures requires learning curve
- Perception is…highly technological futuristic device
- Unintended touch – the entire surface is an interactive area meaning anything that touches the mat is considered as touch input
- Physically big and heavy
Here are few design specifications. But video describes the product a lot better than wireframes.
Since joining the team, after 1.5 year of crazy hectic fun working year, HP had a product launch on Oct. 29th, 2014. It had been a very special and awesome experience with such enthusiastic and smart people who were willing do spend extra hours.
I am also excited to see myself on Verge as one of the many photos of the launch event.
Some articles on Sprout…