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TransLingua

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Contextual language learning

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CLIENT

Self-initiated concept

my role

YEAR

2016

⚡️ Ideation
✏️ Wireframing
♻️ Prototyping

🔸 Animation
📋 User Testing

 

My role

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ux design recognition

Fuze was recognized as a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications, mentioning that the service’s UX as one of Fuze’s strengths:

Users report that Fuze provides an intuitive user experience. This allows many users to use their smartphones as their primary means of business communications.

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opportunity

Translator apps do not surface the text we see in our daily lives.

Google Translate (current tools)

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Product Vision

To engage and familiarize people with their surroundings.

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Language and translation tools

Language lesson by modules

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  • Basic to advanced vocab and grammar lessons.

  • Education techniques used: flashcards, gamification.

  • Can be unrelated to the text you see on a daily basis.

 

Travel dictionaries and podcasts

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Photo Translators

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Target audience

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The city is a backdrop

Use Cases

City signs

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Audio and visual settings are secondary, as they are not frequently changed.

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There is optional Car and Room mode available to users. Car mode is automatically detected by the phone’s accelerometer. Room mode is to join using a meeting room’s conferencing system.

No matter what mode you’re in, the CTA now clearly states how you are joining the meeting. 

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These are some iterations I had played around with before deciding on the final design.

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Final design of the Android Green Room UI.

 
 

As a result of the redesign, we saw an increase in usage of our mobile app for joining meetings, and less time spent on this screen. 

 
 
 
 

TransLingua contextualizes language learning by translating words and phrases that are commonly encountered in your city.

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