Entering it’s fourth year, finalists for the 2015 Interaction Awards have been announced. Launched by the Interaction Design Association in 2012, the awards recognize and celebrate “examples of excellence in Interaction Design across domains, channels, environments and cultures.” From five finalists in six categories–Optimizing, Engaging, Empowering, Expressing, Connecting, and Disrupting–awards will be given in the Best in Category, Best Student, Best in Show, and the People’s Choice Award, which opens for voting on January 5th. Winners will be announced at Interaction15 Conference February 9th-11th, 2015 in San Francisco.
The thirty finalists represent an array of solutions, from streamlining the milkman delivery process (yes, that does still exist) to expressing emotional responses to news to using personal data to create unique, artistic portraits. We took note of a few that could make a marked improvement in the lives of the young to the elderly: More