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MEIC - Fennec presentation 2008-03-06

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MEIC - Fennec presentation 2008-03-06

  1. 1. Madhava Enros, Fennec UX lead Fennec - a mobile Firefox Mozilla Corporation
  2. 2. Mozilla? • We’re a global community of thousands who sincerely believe in the power of technology to enrich people’s lives. • We’re a public benefit organization dedicated not to making money but to improving the way people everywhere experience the Internet. • And we’re an open source software project whose code has been used as a platform for some of the Internet’s most innovative projects. http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/about/whatismozilla.html
  3. 3. Also, there’s Firefox • simple • secure • speedy • infinitely customizable http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
  4. 4. Fennec
  5. 5. So, why Fennec? 1. Simple, fast navigation to Web content 2. Compatibility with the Web 3. Secure 4. A quot;whole productquot; for mobile 5. A platform for innovation on mobile https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mobile/FennecVision
  6. 6. Initial design themes and goals • Maximize screen space dedicated to content • Minimize typing wherever possible • Give primacy of interaction to a finger-oriented touchscreen • accommodate finger size • increase the physicality of the interface • Support the quick lookup scenario
  7. 7. Demonstration
  8. 8. Where to from here? • Finishing up what we’ve got • Integration with the desktop • More focus on user contexts
  9. 9. Weave integration in a few places } in awesomebar results tabs from your desktop
  10. 10. Weave tabs taskflow
  11. 11. Weave tabs taskflow (2)
  12. 12. Weave tabs taskflow (3)
  13. 13. Weave tabs taskflow
  14. 14. Mobile User Context • Mobile • Interruptible and distractible • Available • Sociable • Contextual • Identifiable (or personal?) Taxonomy adapted from Barbara Ballard
  15. 15. http://flickr.com/photos/seandreilinger/2147807724/
  16. 16. Please get involved! https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mobile/ Bug 477628 - Fennec should offer a pleasant user-experience https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=477628 madhava@mozilla.com twitter: madhava blog: madhava.com/egotism/

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