GUI

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GUI

Abbreviation for:
glucose utilisation index
graphical user interface
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In comparison with the traditional WIMP interface, the subjects expressed great interest in using game technologies for virtual heritage.
Applications today have much the same look and feel as the early desktop applications (except for the increased "realism" achieved through the use of drop shadows for buttons and other UI widgets); the main advance lies in the shift from monochrome displays to color and in a large set of software-engineering tools for building WIMP interfaces. I find it rather surprising that the third generation of WIMP user interfaces has been so dominant for more than two decades; they are apparently sufficiently good for conventional desktop tasks that the field is stuck comfortably in a rut.
A deficiency more serious than any of these that affects all users is that, unlike the ideal butler-style interface, WIMP interfaces do not take advantage of speech, hearing, and touch.