INTRODUCTION User interfaces for consumer products are notoriously bad. The increase of computing power in consumer products, from personal computers and diaries, televisions, video and audio products to kitchen machines provides increasingly more functionality that is theoretically available but not practically accessible to users. Most HCI research is… (More)
The design of user interfaces for consumer products and services for different generations of users presents problems which have been rarely addressed by the HCI community. How can designers meet the needs of senior citizens, the " elderboom " of the 2000's, if they themselves are of the computer game and " edutainment " generation? Or, how do we design for… (More)
to IPO, is the result of a unique partnership between industry and government, Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven and Eindhoven University of Technology have collaborated closely, on a 50/50 basis, in this joint venture since IPO'S foundation in 1957, 35 years ago. The University provides accommodation at its premises, and Philips provides all the… (More)
To aid in the design of both a CAD system and its user interface, studies of circuit designers using a prototyped system resulted in several user model diagrams depicting the analogue circuit design process. The relative merits of this approach and its affect on the system design are discussed.