Department

Graphic Communication Department

Degree Name

BS in Graphic Communication

Date

6-2015

Advisor(s)

Howard Vogl

Abstract/Summary

The purpose of this study was to determine the best user interface design practices for an iOS mobile application created for Pre-R, a local start-up company that offers physician house calls and telemedicine services throughout San Luis Obispo. The study included initial background research on best user interface design practices, mapping out and implementing the entire process of designing for mobile applications, conducting usability tests on potential users, and making changes according to the test results. Usability tests allowed for a greater understanding of the effectiveness of Pre-R’s mobile interface design prototype. Results from the usability tests have indicated a high potential for the success of this mobile application, alongside other suggestions on specific elements that can be improved upon. Suggestions for improvement include modifications on certain icons and pop-up notifications for easier navigational purposes.

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