Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population: Towards Universal Design

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Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population: Towards Universal Design

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Description

Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population: Towards Universal Design presents age-friendly design guidelines that are well-established, agreed-upon, research-based, actionable, and applicable across a variety of modern technology platforms.

The book offers guidance for product engineers, designers, or students who want to produce technological products and online services that can be easily and successfully used by older adults and other populations.

It presents typical age-related characteristics, addressing vision and visual design, hand-eye coordination and ergonomics, hearing and sound, speech and comprehension, navigation, focus, cognition, attention, learning, memory, content and writing, attitude and affect, and general accessibility.

The authors explore characteristics of aging via realistic personas which demonstrate the impact of design decisions on actual users over age 55.

ISBN

eBook ISBN: 9780128045121 Paperback ISBN: 9780128044674

Publication Date

3-7-2017

Publisher

© Morgan Kaufmann 2017

Disciplines

Computer Sciences | Graphics and Human Computer Interfaces