Bresslergroup-01.-HumanFactors
Bresslergroup-01.-HumanFactors
January 7, 2014

Appliance Design: 5 Steps to USABLE Product Design

For tech-enabled hardware like consumer electronics, wearables, home appliances and medical devices, displays are the cornerstone of user experience. With so much emerging in this realm, how do you know which display technology is right for your product? Brand impact, cost, and screen capability are core drivers for all specs, including display and user interface, but user and usability requirements — the human factors of a product — are the quickest route to the best solution. In their article for Appliance Design magazine, JD Albert, Director of Engineering, and Keith S. Karn, PhD, Director of User Research and Human Factors, outline the five steps to figuring out the human factors requirements for a tech-enabled appliance or a consumer electronic device.