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#PMChallenge Smarter Ambient Display Notifications

  1. Anaghkanungo7
    Cupcake Feb 19, 2019

    Anaghkanungo7 , Feb 19, 2019 :
    Hello fellow OnePlus users!

    As you all know, our beloved phone manufacturer OnePlus has asked us to think about new features and suggest them. Well, without further ado, here is my suggestion! :)

    WHO ARE THE USERS?
    People who use OnePlus smartphones and Ambient Display mode.


    WHAT IS THE PROPOSED FUNCTION?
    Smarter Ambient Display is a feature which adds new features to the Ambient Display on your OnePlus device. Introducing a smarter and faster way to respond to notifications and interact with your device.


    Introducing Better Ambient Display Notifications

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    Instead of using the traditional notifications style, your notifications are shown as App Bubbles on the Ambient Display. When you tap and hold on an app bubble, more details are shown. You can see who has messaged you and who called you, etc.

    Now, the action of opening the specified app is very seamless. You simply swipe from the App Bubble to your fingerprint scanner which checks your bio metric and then opens the App.
    STEPS:
    1. Lift your phone to turn on Ambient Display
    2. Tap and hold on App Bubble which you want to open, Swipe to FP scanner to open it.
    OLD PROCEDURE STEPS TO OPEN APP FROM NOTIFICATION:
    1. Turn on your phone.
    2. Tap on app notification on lock screen
    3. Use FP scanner.
    This is basically how it works.

    2. Google Assistant on the Ambient Display
    Google Assistant button can be there on the Ambient Display to facilitate faster voice searches and interactions with AI. In this present world, using Assistant to handle menial tasks like setting an alarm, reminder, taking notes, texting etc has become very convenient therefore we need to get this feature.


    WHAT IS THE USER VALUE?
    Well, from a user point of view, it is more convenient and faster way of responding to your notifications and getting to your app easily. This is an upgrade over the existing notifications style where you would have to turn on the phone and then tap on notification and then use your FP. The time taken to achieve the goal of opening an app from notifications has been reduced to bring you "The Speed you Need" :)

    HOW IS YOUR FUNCTION SUPERIOR TO EXISTING COMPARABLE FUNCTIONS IN THE SMARTPHONE INDUSTRY? WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT YOUR FEATURE?
    1. It includes Smart Actions (Reply or Call Back etc) on the Ambient screen itself by swiping up to view more details about the App Bubble.
    2. It can include Google Assistant Support on the Ambient Display.
    3. Ask Assistant to read your notifications from the App Bubble and take action on it if you say.
    4. App Bubble can also show Badge showing number of notifications from that app.



    So as you can see, this feature is certainly an upgrade over the existing notifications and I hope it will be implemented soon! Thanks for reading, have a great day! :)


    Anagh Kanungo
     

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