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URN etd-0915114-165923 Statistics This thesis had been viewed 1535 times. Download 224 times. Author Ching-Hua Huang Author's Email Address No Public. Department Industrial Design Year 2013 Semester 2 Degree Master Type of Document Master's Thesis Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese Page Count 102 Title A Study on the Perference of Object Locator's Uesr-Interface for Seniors Keyword Senior Interface Design. Object Locator Object Locator Interface Design. Senior Abstract The quality of life of seniors is affected by aging. The most apparent situation is their faculty of memories becomes worse which leads to feel frustrated for life. Object locator is one of the solutions to seniors. Smart phone replaces traditional cell phone gradually. The manufacturers research and develop the object locator in succession which improves the restriction of object locator interface. However, the interface design is mostly for younger and difficulty for seniors. Therefore, this research will discussed about the requirement of seniors and provides the reference of object locator’s interface design for seniors.
There are two stages in this research. First, using questionnaire and interview to find out the requirements of object locator and the preference of interface design for seniors. Second, using the relative products in the market to analyze the design factors to object locator. The major factors of object locator’s interface are direction and distance. Pattern, arrow, and words are standing for direction. Signal, Pattern, and numbers stand for distance. By 3x3 mixed examination to design 9 combination cards, we recorded the responding time and accuracy as performance evaluation to undergo the experiment and to collect questionnaire after experiment. According to this research, the best interface design of distance for seniors is words, and the best interface of direction is arrow symbol which resulted in better accuracy, time saving, and user friendly. The result shows that there is significant difference in direction experiment. The result of this research can be applied in improving the senior’s object locator interface design and developing senior map or navigation to provide friendly environment for aging society.
Advisor Committee Cheng-Hung Huang - advisor
none - co-chair
none - co-chair
Files Date of Defense 2014-07-30 Date of Submission 2014-09-16