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Perfecting Hollywood UIs for Amazing Real-World Interaction

by Tony Walt
April 26, 2010

As UIs in feature films increasingly become more elaborate and complex, real-world interfaces become more simple and intuitive. Cinematic engagement depends upon creating the perception that our film heroes are strong and intelligent enough to overcome the most sophisticated technology. But when these movies end, we enter a vastly different world. We have a long way to go to perfect the complex UIs Hollywood envisions.