8 tips for designing voice user interfaces (VUI)

Voice user interfaces (VUIs) present their own challenges for UI designers, but they can improve experiences for users. The artificial intelligence involved in voice technology is now advanced enough to make VUIs the most efficient way to perform many common tasks, and it's getting better all the time.

The technology behind voice services like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Microsoft Cortana can now understand different utterances, variations in syntax and even different accents. And thanks to cloud computing they can access vast amounts of data in a flash.

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Florence is the blog editor at Berlin tech school CareerFoundry. Her interests include promoting a happier society and devising solutions for the impending age of technological unemployment.