University of Colorado Boulder
Embedded Interface Design Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Embedded Interface Design Specialization

Connecting Devices to People and Systems. Methods, protocols, and prototyping for UI/UX design of embedded and IoT devices

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What you'll learn

  • User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design considerations and methods for embedded devices and systems

  • Machine-to-machine (M2M) and internet of things (IoT) protocols and architectures, including leveraging cloud platforms for system designs

  • Rapid prototyping for embedded devices to explore interface and system designs, leveraging UI tools, single-board computers, sensors, and the cloud

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UX and Interface Design for Embedded Systems

Course 111 hours4.2 (13 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify strengths, weaknesses, attributes, and user interaction limitations of embedded interface components

  • Describe common human characteristics that impact UX

  • Examine UX designs in terms of guidelines from heuristics, principles, and laws

  • Describe key considerations for UX testing

Skills you'll gain

Category: UX and UI design
Category: Project planning and analysis
Category: UX and user research
Category: UX verification and validation

What you'll learn

  • Describe the principles, guidelines, and contributors required for developing embedded devices and products.

  • Identify best practices and considerations for effective GUI design.

  • Consider and differentiate options for operating systems on connected embedded device prototypes and products

Skills you'll gain

Category: Rapid Prototyping
Category: Design of embedded devices
Category: Qt and HTML Interfaces
Category: UX and UI design

What you'll learn

  • Define and assess importance of M2M and IoT to modern development

  • Recognize key elements of cloud support for IoT devices and systems

  • Review the application of microservice architecture to IoT systems

Skills you'll gain

Category: cloud connected systems
Category: Rapid Prototyping
Category: design of embedded systems
Category: APIs and microservices

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Bruce Montgomery, PhD, PMP
University of Colorado Boulder
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