Aliens Sentry Gun UI

This entry makes the Interface Hall of Fame by being a good example of designing a clear interface for a theatre audience. The remote user interface displays temperature, ammo levels and the fact that there are two sentry gun units are all conveyed through the interface helping to add to the suspense of the film.

Sentry00_1Remote sentry guns keep watch over an access corridor in James Cameron's "Aliens"

Sentry02 The interface conveys at a glance some technical capabilities of the Colonial Marines' weapon systems.

Sentry05_1 Aliens receive a warm welcome upon entering the access corridor.