The Hero Slideshow Carousel is one of the most widely used widgets on Amazon.com. The carousel surfaces 5 beautiful slideshow banners that auto-rotate and a simple UI that allows users to click through from each slide to another page. As part of the mobile-first initiative, our UX team's job was to create the mobile counterpart to this existing widget so that the mobile experience of this widget would be available to mobile users.
Create the mobile counterpart for the Hero Slideshow Carousel Widget
Understand how the desktop version works
The non-autoscrolling slideshow carousel pattern tells users that
Different slideshow/carousel patterns
This New York Times example showed a simple way to tell the user that there is more content being shown and requires swiping to access that content, without overloading them with any kind of UI.
It is communicated through: