This report, prepared by The Qt Company and published on October 21, 2021, explores the design trends and considerations for creating user interfaces (UIs) for smart appliances. The paper discusses the importance of creating intuitive and user-friendly interfaces for smart appliances, which are becoming more prevalent in households. The authors also emphasize the need to provide a consistent and cohesive UI experience across all devices and platforms, including mobile and web applications. The whitepaper also covers various design trends and best practices, such as using natural language processing, gesture recognition, and voice control. Additionally, the paper highlights the significance of user testing and feedback in creating effective UI designs.
Keywords: Architecture/Engineering, Audio/Video, Connected Home, Consumer Electronics, Post-COVID-19, Protocols/Standards, Software Development, User Interface