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Mihindu Ranasinghe
Mihindu Ranasinghe

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Future of User Interface Design

The next generation of User Interface (UI) design tools and how those UI trends impact on day to day life is really important. Before dive in to deep let’s see what user interface (UI) design is. UI can be defined as every visual aspect of a smart device, that enables the user to interact with the technology in a largely seamless manner. User interface (UI) design, also known as the process of creating user interfaces for machines and software, such as computers, household appliances, mobile phones, and other electronic devices, with the goal of increasing the ability to interact with them and improving the user experience. These days, design and user experience of applications are important than ever.

UI designing is now rapidly improving in the industry. Engineers are working on improves the look and feel and adding values to the products by developing better UIs. So it's time to look into upcoming designs shifts and trends and some incredible future UI designs.

User interface designs in future

Voice User Interface

Voice User Interface allows users to interact with a system through speech commands. Examples of VUI are virtual assistants, such as Siri, Google Assistant, and Alexa. With the better machine learning capability, the VUI comonad is now similar to human language. The advantage of VUI is work with voice interfaces is faster and saves time. For example, while we working on something we can provide voice commands without holding the current task.

Brain computer interface

In simpler words, a brain computer interface (BCI), also known as a direct neural interface or a brain machine interface, is a tool that allows a person (their brain) to communicate with a system (an external technology). Neurons in our brain send and receive signals from other nerve cells. These neurons produce brain waves, which operate the system in the brain-computer interface. The BCI captures brain waves and delivers them to a computer system to complete the work at hand. The brain generates electric impulses in response to our ideas, and each thought has its own brain wave pattern. The wave signal is used to control an object and express a concept.

Augmented Reality (AR)

Augmented reality is no longer a cutting-edge technology. Despite the fact that adoption is still in its early stages, companies have used the AR experience in a variety of apps, games, glasses, and systems. It has yet to reach its full potential, however.
AR augments the real-world environment by adding perceptual simulated or virtual material via computer-generated input, transforming objects in our environment into an interactive digital experience. It has expanded into a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, gaming, entertainment, hospitality, tourism, education, design, and many more.

Dynamic Color Palets

Most mobile phones, adding feature of dynamic color palettes and helps the users to customize their phones and create a good-looking and harmonious result. Designers should keep dynamic color palettes in mind when it comes to UI. From 2022 onwards, such palettes have a high chance of being a staple on Android as more brands will have their own iteration of this trend.

Holographic user interfaces

A holographic display is a form of display that creates a virtual three-dimensional representation of an object via light diffraction. Holograms differ from other types of 3D imaging in that they do not require the use of special glasses or other external equipment to view the image. People have been able to express their views and imaginations through the medium of science fiction.

Biometric and cybernetic interaces

Cybernetics is a term used in computing to describe robotic systems, as well as their control and command. Biometrics, on the other hand, refers to biological markers that are present in every human being (as well as all other living things) and are generally unique to each individual. Fingerprint and retina scanners, for example, are frequently employed for security purposes.
Here are a few current biometric and cybernetic interface projects. For example, warfighter physiological, Status monitoring, fingerprint scanners, Digital glass...etc

Not only the explained above, users can gain many advantages in the future by using the interactive user interfaces. New technologies in UI facilitate users to do their tasks without wasting time in an enjoyable manner. When people looking at a screen/virtual object for a longer period human eyes may get tried. People may get isolated with their devices.

Designers should keep in mind the important elements that will keep the end users tight to the screen or the device.

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Very important article for the future.

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Oh thank you! I never experienced so much help in my life.
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