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Presentations: Students present an updated navigation concept from assignment 2
Lesson: Usability and FunctionalityÂ -Â Â A look at different media devices and menu systems. Including websites, mobile devices (iPhone/DSi), PS3 XMB, Xbox 360 NXE (DiRT menu), Blu-ray and DVD menus. Students are welcome to bring any of these systems to class. Since we will have a few systems on hand we may also cover game interefaces and menu systems if there is enough time.Â So if you bring a system please bring a game or two.
-Usability – The ease by which someone can make use of a tool to complete a particular task or reach a goal. (usability on Wikipedia)
-Functionality – capable of operating functions…. capable of completing tasks or a set of tasks. (Dictionary.com)
-User Interface – the means by which a person can interact with or manipulate a system and the way a system indicates the effects of users’ actions on the system.
Assignment: You will create an interface (PSD mock-up) for a new media entertainment device.Â This will not be a video game interface but it can be an interface mock-up for a video game console.