Carl’s Work

AVP Apple Vision Pro, Alien vs. Predator

AVP: Apple Vision Pro or Alien vs. Predator

I keep seeing people abbreviate Apple Vision Pro as AVP – but I already think of AVP as Alien vs. Predator from that movie’s marketing. With the tagline “Whoever Wins… We Lose” I came up with this silly meme/photoshop of […]

Apple Vision Pro - spider-man skin

Avatars for Apple Vision Pro

Concept: avatars for the Apple Vision Pro that match the content you are watching on Disney+. Watching Captain America: Civil War? Have Spider-Man’s eyes appear in the external display while it’s playing.

The Evolution of Voice User Interfaces

The realm of voice user interfaces (VUIs) has experienced a fascinating and transformative journey. From simple voice recognition systems to advanced artificial intelligence-driven assistants, VUIs are increasingly impacting how we interact with technology. Let’s take a look through the history

More Mobile Integrations

We grew to global consumer electronics as a platform, but our beginning was in a community site and app, then embedded interfaces in the apps of others. Here are a few examples of shoppable mobile integrations we’ve done over the

Data Flow in the Living Room

The living room has an interesting topology for multimodal interaction. Years ago, you got up and turned the dial directly on the TV. The advent of the remote control allowed you to do that from your seat. Even up to

Prototyping Voice Commands for Smart TV

Part of the “Who.Where.What?” feature we initially launched at CES 2020 was voice commands for shopping the scene. This video gives a sense of what is possible with these commands. A lot of care was taken in curating a list

CES 2020 Product Launch

At CES 2020, we launched our shoppable integration in all our partner’s smart TVs (also retroactive with 2019). It was a proud moment when they mentioned the feature during their keynote. The partner had a large booth set up, showcasing

CES Booth Design

My company debuted our integration on LG smart TVs at CES 2020. As part of that show, we had an exhibition booth to demonstrate the LG integration, our Golf Channel integration, and a general interactive demonstration of our machine learning

Envisioning a Machine Learning Product Identifying Tool

I had already established a roadmap for our internal tools to integrate machine learning, but I discovered a need to clearly broadcast the vision for how AI will work in our product. This could be considered a sort of product

Mobile App Evolution

In addition to my company’s old website with community-driven content, we also had a mobile app. Initially there was audio fingerprinting (think Shazam) you could use to listen to what you are watching and it would find and display it.