Typically, when fidelity gets mentioned in a user experience (UX) context we often hear it paired with the word wireframe. Fidelity is more commonly known in its abbreviated form either as low-fi or high-fi. Yet, we feel fidelity has so much more to offer. We can use it as a tool to design meaning.
This article will explore the idea of using fidelity to build a common understanding – a shared meaning. It builds on a presentation given in February ’12 to the Bristol Usability Group.