Designing for voice is not like designing for a screen. In this video, you'll discover the do's and don'ts of crafting an engaging voice-only user interface.
- [Instructor] So what does it take … to craft an effective voice interaction? … Voice interfaces are very different … from traditional user interfaces. … Graphical user interfaces have been around for decades, … and as a result, there are decades of time-tested principles … that govern and guide quality user interactions. … As a GUI designer, … you're often thinking about visual readability and feedback. … Things like animation go a long way toward helping create … in your user's mind a mental model of how the interaction … is constructed so they never feel lost or disoriented. … Touch interfaces are able to take many of the lessons … from the long history of GUI design … and tweak them for the more tactile … but often less precise inputs of human fingertips. … Buttons become larger, … gestures like swipes and pinches take on a prominent role. … And, when paired with highly responsive animations, … such as a page turn or a map zoom, … gesture interactions make concrete the connections …
- Designing effective voice interactions
- Designing an interaction model
- Building voice interactions
- Building an interaction model
- Alexa response functions
- Skills software development kit (SDK)
- Mapping values
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Design Your Alexa Skill
2. Alexa Skill First Steps
3. Building the Interaction Model
4. Enhancing the Voice Interaction
5. Publishing to the Alexa Skill Store
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