Developed and streamlined the possibly tricky UI of the Vinacom WineHelper application and kiosk to bring awareness of New Zealand wines as well as assist shoppers with better pairing of different wines and dishes. Completely done in Adobe Flex, originally done as a kiosk, but later adapted for Google Android tablets.

 

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Technology Utilized:
Front end:

  • Adobe Flex 3.0 with 3.5 SDK
  • Adobe Flash CS4
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Adobe Illustrator CS4
  • Adobe Fireworks CS4

Backend:
Northcode SWF Studio 3.7 for project compilation and non-Adobe AIR distribution (*.exe)
Adobe AIR Runtime
ActionScript 3
SQLite

Challenges:
Internal database and remote database synchronization
Creation of admin database creation, update utility to standardize images and prices
Discreet update of prices process
Discreet update of images process
Adaptive primary navigation utilizing different states for each possible path
Internal logic to produce possible paths from start to finish, avoid “dead ends”
Custom item renderer to facilitate different languages, currencies and images (branding)
Extremely quick turnaround (108 hours)