Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Tony Sheeder

Tony Sheeder
Senior Manager, UX Design, Nuance Communications, Inc.

In his role as a Senior Manager of UX Design, Tony directs an interdisciplinary group of visual, voice, and interaction designers focused primarily on automotive applications – creating the next-generation in-car experience – as well as on the design of innovative transmodal applications – incorporating speech, touch, text, and gesture – for interactive television, wearable, mobile, gaming, and other in-home platforms. With over 15 years of experience designing for speech, Tony has monitored new technologies, helped articulate and communicate Nuance’s creative vision and product strategy, created reference designs for emerging products, and overseen the development of Nuance Voice Ads, a product that allows marketers to create rich, immersive conversational experiences in which consumers literally talk to brands


5:25pm–6:05pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Location: Southside Theater (Bldg D)
Tony Sheeder (Nuance Communications, Inc.)
Speech can be a unifying interaction model for the Internet of Things – one that transcends or complements other modalities. Critical to the effectiveness of speech as an input method is the way in which it is designed for a specific device. Learn about some of the key design considerations for speech, and how proper design will help us realize the full potential of the Internet of Things. Read more.