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Welcome to Usability News


Usability News is the longest established website for academics, practitioners and organisations working in the area of Human-Computer Interaction, UX and UCD. The site is run by a team of volunteers and is part of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT's Interaction Group.
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Founded in 1984, Interaction is the longest-established and largest national group in Europe devoted to Human-Computer Interaction. A specialist group of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Interaction publishes Interfaces, the award-winning quarterly magazine for members and the high-ranking international academic journal Interacting with Computers. The group also organises a prestigious annual international conference (HCI 2012 is hosted by University of Birmingham in July) as well as regular workshops and events.


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RSS - Usability News: Latest Articles
  • Energis Interactive have secured a second major games provider for their portal, making them the place to launch Sky box games.
  • In an article in New Media Creative Nico Macdonald review the discussion about inclusive design and design-for-all and suggests a way forward for design for disability.
  • iDTV portal player Energis Interactive has signed a leading games provider to its brightBlue portal.
  • A recently started project at York Univiersity will study electronicallymediated socialising by voice. The proposed research envisages groups offriends socialising over the internet by voice.