All 5.3 – September 2006 articles

(English) Finding Uses For New Technology: Moving with a Magic Thing

(English) The user cannot always be the starting point for new products but involving users provides us with a way to find applications for technology-driven innovations. [Leia mais]

(English) Cultural Probes: Understanding Users in Context

(English) Probes force designers to think about the context and motivations of use, thus building a stronger understanding of the target audience and potentially leading to more informed designs. [Leia mais]

(English) Alarm Reliability: What If an Alarm Goes Off and No One Hears It?

(English) The challenge for sound designers of control programs is to enable carefree interaction so that the users do not need to worry about missing sound alarms. [Leia mais]

(English) Point, Counterpoint: What Three Experts Say about Speech Usability

(English) Interview with three professionals who represent the range of educational backgrounds currently involved in speech technology design and are currently working in the speech industry. [Leia mais]

(English) Auditory Displays in Healthcare

(English) How might an auditory display provide background confirmation when all is well, but attract attention when there is an important change? [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: Make it Easy

(English) The Arthritis Foundation’s Ease of Use Commendation program seeks to identify products that are easy to use by people with arthritis. [Leia mais]

(English) Editor’s Note: Sonification: Its Time Has Arrived

Desculpe-nos, mas este texto esta apenas disponível em Inglês Americano. [Leia mais]