The right way to do a 10-foot interface

Christian Crumlish  

November 07, 2006

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Todd, our resident Windows guru, directed our intention to the Xbox Live Video HDTV and HD movie download platform written up at Engadget recently.

Todd says, “See how simple it is? It doesn’t have a lot on the screen. There are muted colors in the background making it easy to identify the things that are focusable. It is easy to tell which item is in focus. It also doesn’t try to do everything, and it doesn’t keep all of the menu possibilities on the screen.”