UX Lunch @ the Experience Innovation Studio, today Friday Sept 28, 12-1pm by Benjamin Watson

Please join nexUX and LexisNexis for our UX lunch today, Friday September 28 at noon at the Experience Innovation Studio. This is a casual event, an opportunity to build the interdisciplinary and industry relationships that are at the foundation of great research and UX work. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP!

No speaker this week, so we will simply enjoy the food and conversation.

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NexUX teaser: Josef Spjut by Sha Liao

We preview our meetup with Josef Spjut, research scientist at NVIDIA. At his September 7th meetup, Josef will present a few early prototype applications designed to reduce distraction, including AR for wayfinding, augmented online shopping, and annotation. In this teaser, Josef talks about his early training in architecture and computer graphics, and his work on realizing real-time ray tracing. Josef is on Twitter at @josefspjut.

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Our September 7th meetup: Josef Spjut On Augmented Reality User Experience — The Encroaching Future by Sha Liao

As augmented reality (AR) moves from prototype to product, we need to begin thinking about how we can integrate AR into our daily lives. If done poorly, AR has the potential to bring severe distraction and removal from the real world alongside the many potential benefits. Josef will present a few early prototype applications designed to reduce distraction, including AR for wayfinding, augmented online shopping, and ideas for annotating the world around us.

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UX Lunch @ the Experience Innovation Studio, August 31, 12-1pm by Benjamin Watson

Please join nexUX and LexisNexis for our UX lunch Friday, August 31 at noon at the Experience Innovation Studio. This is a casual event, an opportunity to build the interdisciplinary and industry relationships that are at the foundation of great research and UX work. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP!

Randy Earl, Research Manager at Atlantic BT, will briefly present a project with DELTA (distance ed & learning tech) at NC State.

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NexUX people: Derek Ham by Sha Liao

Dr. Derek Ham is an assistant professor in the College of Design at North Carolina State University. His VR project "I Am A Man" won an Oculus Launch Pad award. In this podcast, he discusses how virtual reality and augmented reality technology can expand the possibilities of interaction design.

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NexUX people: Kenya Oduor by Benjamin Watson

Dr. Kenya Oduor is the founder of the consulting firm Lean Geeks and an Adjunct Professor at North Carolina State. She is a user-centered solution architect and people leader with past experience at LexisNexis and IBM. In this podcast, she discusses trust in technology, as well as the importance of user experience.  She also explains the value and challenges of multi-disciplinary teams.  Kenya is on Twitter at @koduor.

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UX Lunch @ the Experience Innovation Studio, July 27, 12-1pm by Benjamin Watson

Please join nexUX and LexisNexis for our first UX monthly lunch Friday at noon at the Experience Innovation Studio. This is a casual event, an opportunity to build the interdisciplinary and industry relationships that are at the foundation of great research and UX work. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP!

Antonin Lapiche of Optum (United Health Group) will speak briefly on prototyping.

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