Design Driver Insertion of Intelligence in the way we interact with the device. Breaking the linear step wise completion of a task in hand. Making the task more accessible and easily achievable.
Current Situation Despite all parallel processing in the device, the actions taken by the user are always linear.
There is no direct way for the user to mix and match content and applications to do what they want.
Usually a task overlaps with the content of two or more apps
Example-1: ScenarioMark searches for the location of a meeting in map STORY Mark opens the organizer He wants to know the location of the meeting He picks the appointment. And drops it on the map.
Example 1: Interaction FlowMarkus searches for the location of a meeting in map Calendar Calendar 1 2 Map Mike Meeting with Mike #989, xyz street, NY 3
Example-2: ScenarioMark collaborates with Maria’s friends to organize a birthday party for her. STORY Mark has a friend Maria saved in his contact list. He gets an alert of her birthday. He wants to know where she is. He drops Maria’s contact object on the Map. And see that she is in office Along with her he also finds their common friends on the map. This gives him an idea to organize a party He conferences all available friends They decide to go for lunch to a close by restaurant. For everyone’s convince he sends the venue location to all.
Example-2: Interaction FlowMark collaborates with Maria’s friends to organize a birthday party for her. Marsh It’s Maria’s Birthday It’s Maria’s Birthday Mike Marsh 1 2 He picks the alert and drops it to a map to know her current location Mark gets an alert of Maria’s birthday. Map Map Maria #989, xyz street, NY Maria #989, xyz street, NY Maria Maria Mike Marsh Amy Mike Amy Mike John John 3 4 He picks all common friends available on the map and drops it on the map one by one He finds that she is in office and also finds the common friends on the map.
Example-2: Interaction Flow (continued ..)Mark collaborates with Maria’s friends to organize a birthday party for her. Call Calling Amy .. Map Calendar Video Calling Amy … End 5 6 He goes back to the map app. The call is placed. Now he wants to add more people from the map. SO he goes to the tool bar icon to access application switcher Map Map Maria #989, xyz street, NY Maria #989, xyz street, NY Mike John Amy Mike Amy Mike John 1 3 7 8 Hence is able to collaborate and do multitask with ease And adds more friends to the conversation by dragging and drop them to the active call icon.