Conversational interfaces such as chatbots and voice assistants present many localization challenges — humor, for example. And that’s not even considering if the original content was all that funny to begin with.
Businesses of all shapes and sizes make major personalization blunders on a regular basis. Although the spread and advancement of the internet has made large-scale personalization easier from a technical standpoint, it hasn’t made it that much simpler. It still takes a lot of thought, research and careful execution. Whether you’re looking to sell products...
Conversational UI, that natural interaction between human and technology, is a hot topic worldwide, and the localization requirements for creating a great contextual natural user experience are fascinating and challenging, none more so than in the case of chatbots.
Soon anything that connects to the internet will become ‘intelligent’. Integration of these technologies vastly differs across the world, cultural preferences and different prioritization all shape which smart home technologies we'll adopt in our homes. Smart home localization is already happening.
How personal is too personal? We're looking at a world with full integration of all your data everywhere — a single, unified profile where every data point about your life inevitably interacts.
Conversational UI localization and language design skills are central to a great user experience. CUI means we moved from a "user"-centric concept of design to a human-centric one. After all, what could be more "natural" that talking to a computer? Both humans and computers "converse" in dialog, and it's the language design knowledge for such a conversation that's critical to delivering a natural, human-like interaction between the two.
So what is pidgin, exactly? The BBC describe it as "a mix of English and local languages enabling people who do not share a common language to communicate".
A Chat About Language and UI Chatbots and conversational interfaces are all the rage right with startups, VCs, innovators and users alike. Messenger apps have surpassed social media in terms of popularity and we’re witnessing the awesome agency of chatbots such as KLM Messenger as a natural way for users to perform a huge range of digital asks and tasks without the need...
Duolingo user experience shows how smart use of people and technology delivers satisfied users and increases language skills. For many, Duolingo is the “only game” in town.
I’ve just had a super new ring made for me by Irish designer Breda Haugh. It’s in sterling silver with a single pink sapphire stone set around Ogham symbols. Wikipedia tells us that Ogham is “an Early Medieval alphabet used to write the early Irish language (in the so-called “orthodox” inscriptions, 1st to 6th centuries AD), and...