Jeff is Director of Solutions Engineering for ICS. With a degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (where he's also an adjunct professor) and experience running UX teams, he is an expert at bridging the gap between design and development. What makes his day? Applying human factors principles to UX design. Oh, and 3D-printing a wearable Iron Man suit.
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Here's how to rapidly create a VR-based digital twin for training systems based on any existing device.
Industries from medical to automotive rely on virtual versions of complex systems for simulation and training.
Understanding the consumer and the intended use case is essential for the success of IoT devices like smart appliances.
As VR technology evolves and costs decline, VR is expected to see wider adoption in the medical realm.
One of the most exciting user experience modalities to design for is that of Virtual Reality.
Our Introduction to Voice Design webinar brought up some interesting questions. Here are the answers.
ICS is working toward our inevitable self-driving future.
The global market for wearable medical and health-related devices is expected to reach nearly $19.5 billion in 2021.
The market for wearable tech is booming and users are looking for devices both helpful and easy to use. UX designers must rise to the challenge.
A pipelining approach allows you to prioritize UX while still providing your dev team with adequate time to work on system features.
A commitment to UX design from the outset can be the difference between a project’s success or failure.
To be transformational, IoT medical and health-centric devices must deliver an intuitive and compelling user experience.
Ensure your app is blooper-free by applying the principles of heuristics.
The Difference Between Connected Devices that Simply Look Cool and Those that Truly Improve Your Life Lies in the User Experience
To truly help people, connected devices — including medical devices — must deliver a well-designed user experience.
ICS' Jeff LeBlanc offers UX design insight for software developers.
Director of User Experience Jeff LeBlanc tackles a few questions raised in ICS' recent webinar UX Design for Software Engineers.
When paired with innovative, new technology, compelling UX can deliver magical experiences.
The dangers of intentionally sacrificing usability for the sake of visual coolness.
UX design lessons learned from a cup of Joe.
Eight Golden Rules - Eight is great.. Read the final entry on this intelligent series of user experience principles to help you make your UX great! Read more...
Do you have an internal or external locus of control? What do you users have? Find out the importance of designing UX for this one thing....read more...
Check out the fifth of Schneiderman's Eight Golden Rules of Interface Design.
Eight Golden Rules: Rule 2 - Cater to Universal Usability: People come in a wide variety. Are you designing for the widest range of users, possible? Read more...
Are there really golden rules that apply in UX Design that help designers to be more successful? We examine the Eight Rules here and why you should use them. Check it out.
Some time ago, I wrote a post about the use of patterns in user interface (UI) design. The idea is that, when one solves problems for a living, over the years the same problems will crop up, and similar solutions will be re-used. The context may change, but a solution that worked well at one point may also end up working well for a new problem. Having the experience to recognize these patterns and not have to re-invent the wheel each time is what makes one an “expert”.
What does user experience, Steve Harvey and the Miss Universe pageant have in common? Check it out.
Engineers designed and developed products, and usability tended to be an afterthought. Anyone who remembers programming a first-generation VCR should know what I’m talking about.