Major upgrade of "OpenBridge Design Guideline" released

by Marine-Pilots.com - published -
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Major upgrade of "OpenBridge Design Guideline" released

Next generation maritime workplaces

"Open Bridge" is an open source platform enabling the development of cost effective, safe and efficient maritime workplace.

Kjetil Nordby is a Professor in Interaction Design at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) and he is one of the heads of OpenBridge.
He says: "Over 300 maritime companies has registered to access OpenBridge since we launched 6 months ago. We would like to thank you all for tremendous support and enthusiasm. As always, we appreciate any feedback and contributions that may help us improve the open source design system."
Kjetil Nordby - Professor in Interaction Design
Kjetil Nordby - Professor in Interaction Design
Kjetil Nordby - Professor in Interaction Design
Kjetil Nordby - Professor in Interaction Design
Current bridges on ships are often made up of a large number of systems delivered by multiple suppliers. This has led to cluttered workplaces resulting in human error, inefficient operation and an increased need for training. The lack of standardized integration frameworks also lead to high development costs and low innovation speed, since suppliers must develop and maintain many system variations aimed at individual suppliers or ship vendors.

OpenBridge will solve these problems by creating a maritime design system adapted to maritime use situations, modern design principles, new implementation strategies and regulations. Since current challenges in maritime workplaces span both design and technical implementation, OpenBridge will support both user interface design and technology integration.
OpenBridge Example
OpenBridge Example
OpenBridge Example
OpenBridge Example
OpenBridge is developed to support all maritime workplaces on ships and also land-based workplaces for maritime operations.

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Video Presenting OpenBridge Design System at DSD2020 in Oslo

I recently presented the OpenBridge design system at the Design System Day 2020 in Oslo. I talked about what OpenBridge is, how it differs from other design systems and where we are heading.

The conference was moved online due to the Corona virus, so I had to record the presentation using my mobile phone, and get Jon Olav from the lab to add the slides. So - apologize for the home quality of the presentation, but I hope you enjoy learning more about our work!

Since we launched the free OpenBridge Design System, 170 companies from all over the world has registered to access it. You, can find it here www.openbridge.no.

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by Prof. Kjetil Nordby Institute of Design - The Oslo School of Architecture and Design - published

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by Marine-Pilots.com - published

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Found on YouTube. Created by MONEY FM 89.3

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Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine-Pilots".

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by Marine-Pilots.com - published

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Found on YouTube. Created by "Mr. Pilot".

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• #VLCC
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• Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦

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