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  • WUD@ITMO 2022: Career-Building Skills and UI for Healthcare

    Since 2005, every second Thursday of November has been celebrated as World Usability Day (WUD), a day when UX and UI designers come together to share their cases and ideas on improving user experience. ITMO honors the occasion with its own international conference WUD@ITMO, which was held this year for the eighth time. Learn all about the main topics discussed at the event in this article.


  • It Starts With a Dream: Making Society More Inclusive for Kids With Disabilities

    Specialists from ITMO University and media artists from the New Media Lab have presented an inclusive audiovisual performance on the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre. At its core is Neurotafl, a digital tactile-kinesthetic interface designed by the staff of Neuroculture Lab that is intended to develop abstract thinking in children with visual impairments. Read on to learn how this technology can help eliminate the obstacles related to social adaptation of people with disabilities.


  • WUD@ITMO 2019: Design for the Future That We Want

    The fifth WUD@ITMO 2019 international conference on user interface took place at ITMO. Here, the speakers, specialists in the field of UX/UI design, share knowledge, opinions, and effective solutions. Around 400 professionals attended this year’s event. Some of the topics were interface design for complex subject fields, the trials and tribulations of dealing with trends and cases from the participants’ personal experience. Read on to learn more. 


  • WUD@ITMO: Ending the Dispute Between Developers and Designers

    It is for the fourth time that ITMO University hosts WUD@ITMO, a conference themed on the design and testing of user interfaces. This year, scientists from Tallinn University and representatives of leading design agencies gathered together to discuss the main challenges they encounter working in the field. How can we describe the design process and teach future specialists in an effective way? ITMO.NEWS passes on the key messages of the discussion.


  • WUD@ITMO: Future of Human-Machine Interaction

    On November 18, 2017 ITMO University hosted the third WUD@ITMO international conference, dedicated to design and testing of user interfaces. WUD@ITMO is timed to coincide with World Usability Day which was first celebrated in 2005. In November, a whole series of events dedicated to usability are conducted in different countries. Such events bring together specialists in the field of interface design and ergonomics, as well as students and lecturers. In 2015, on the initiative of ITMO’s Department of Engineering and Computer Graphics and Design and Multimedia Center, St. Petersburg hosted the First International Conference WUD@ITMO in collaboration with Tallinn University. This year, among the key speakers was professor Sergey Fedorovich Sergeev from  St. Petersburg State University, member of the scientific Council of RAS on the methodology of artificial intelligence and member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. In his talk, he expanded on the primary objectives of usability specialists and the future formats of humanity’s integration into a technogenic environment.


  • How to Make the Perfect User Interface

    A good user interface takes into account human flaws, minimizes mistakes and users’ irritation. But how do you create a coherent interface? Why is it so important to know about user experience design and what should one learn to create software that would “speak” to its users? We spoke to Andrey Balkansky, senior lecturer at ITMO’s Department of Engineering and Computer Graphics, who recently completed the “User Interface and Information Representation” course at Artem Gorbunov’s Design Bureau in Moscow. The course was conducted by renowned Russian designer Ilya Birman.