When it comes to creating Voice UI there’s a lot of conversation around voices, but very little around personality. How trustworthy should that personality be? Where should there be a natural boundary? As designers of this future, we need to bridge the gap between people talking about Artificial Intelligence as a tool with its potential for evil in our world.
Voice user interface (VUI) design is booming. Computerised personal assistants such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Google Now and Microsoft’s Cortana, are racing each other for the title of best voice assistant on the market.
What does this mean for UX professionals? With companies already struggling to find VUI experts, now is a great time to start developing new skills as this game-changing technology evolves. You’ll find your existing UX skill set will stand you in good stead. If you’re about to embark on your first voice user interface design project, here are five essential tips to help you along the way.