Nokia People First

 - May 7, 2008
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Nokia's People First concept takes three human universals of the way people think about communication â€" time, lists, and people â€" to inspire and examine new user interface ideas. People First is part of “Homegrown”, a long term research project that explores more sustainable mobile phone choices.

People First's navigation is shallow with minimum use of metaphors and abstractions (folders, applications, etc...) Your personal history of events in maintained in a singular vertical list settling over time, with new content being added at the top of the list.

One interesting fact about People First is that Nokia is "encouraging personalization, hacking, and entrepreneurial ventures with widgets support, accessible native programming language (as simple as html) and freely available hardware and software specifications."

Check out another design from the Nokia Homegrown project: