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Using the Kano model to analyze the user interface needs of middle-aged and older adults in mobile reading

Hsin-Hung Ho, Sy-Yi Tzeng
2021 Computers in Human Behavior Reports  
A B S T R A C T As society ages and mobile technology develops, the percentage of middle-aged and older adults using a smart phone for mobile reading is increasing.  ...  This study also found that Line Today and Facebook were the most popular reading apps for middle-aged and older adults in Taiwan.  ...  Because some of the participants were older than 65 years, this study was subjected to institutional review board review and passed the review on October 17, 2018 (No. 201808ES007).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chbr.2021.100074 fatcat:ntraoksskbc2pco3tehewrskfa

Electronic paper display preferred viewing distance and character size for different age groups

Hsin-Chieh Wu
2011 Ergonomics  
Statement of Relevance This study confirmed the preferred viewing distance and character size for E-paper display were influenced by age.  ...  This study provides valuable information for the design of Chinese text presentations for various age groups.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank the National Science Council of the Republic of China, Taiwan, for financially supporting this research under Contract No. NSC91-2213-E-324-030.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00140139.2011.600775 pmid:21943118 fatcat:qhiw7rr7a5dihgkz2qsd7x752u

"What I Love about Technology": Older Adults and Mobile Communication Technologies

Cheryl Campanella Bracken, Hocheol Yang, Gary Pettey
2015 Studies in Media and Communication  
In a series of in-depth interviews, ten older adults described their use and experience with mobile technologies (e.g., E-readers and tablets).  ...  Participants suggested that the devices allowed them to partake in behaviors they might not be able to otherwise enjoy for a variety of physical and social reasons.  ...  Some have suggested that small screens and buttons (Hasan & Nasir, 2008) are difficult for older eyes and fingers to effectively use.  ... 
doi:10.11114/smc.v3i1.734 fatcat:nah54k25ibgpnj7febj2xedn34

Increasing the Usability of Online Information for Older Users: A Case Study in Participatory Design

R. Darin Ellis, Sri H. Kurniawan
2000 International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction  
Specific design improvements and general design guidelines for older WWW users are discussed. and (b) the technology must be user-friendly and facilitate retrieval of information that is clearly presented  ...  Although there is limited extant literature regarding older adults' use of alternative browser preferences, our 5 years of community service and field experience in this area provided the basis for our  ...  Vanderplas and Vanderplas (1980) compared the effects of several typefaces on reading efficiency in adults 60 to 83 years of age; the results indicated that 12to 14-point font sizes yielded superior performance  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327590ijhc1202_6 fatcat:w7j6wo26pzcjlpvozjmnkbciby

Curriculum Design and Program to Train Older Adults to Use Personal Digital Assistants

Anthony A. Sterns
2005 The gerontologist  
Design and Methods-A curriculum, designed specifically for older adults, was developed that provided the necessary information and practice to use the technology.  ...  Purpose-The aim of this study was to demonstrate that many older adults can share in the potential benefits of using a personal digital assistant (PDA), including using the device as a memory aid for addresses  ...  The author thanks Scott Collins, Harvey Sterns, PhD, Kyle Allen, MD, and Martin Murphy, PhD for contributions as this research was developed and completed.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geront/45.6.828 pmid:16326666 pmcid:PMC2268090 fatcat:klvcpfikbffedhsgr4fgvyrnna

Reading Digital with Low Vision

Gordon E Legge
2016 Visible Language  
Digital documents on computers and mobile devices permit customization of print size, spacing, font style, contrast polarity and page layout to optimize reading displays for people with low vision.  ...  In recent years, research in vision science has made major strides in understanding the impact of low vision on reading, and the dependence of reading performance on text properties.  ...  Acknowledgments This manuscript was based on a presentation made at the symposium Reading Digital at the Rochester Institute for  ... 
pmid:29242668 pmcid:PMC5726769 fatcat:fj3r5vzzevewvpsadhsxtgujjm

Ergonomic evaluation of three popular Chinese e-book displays for prolonged reading

Hsin-Chieh Wu, Cheng-Lung Lee, Ching-Torng Lin
2007 International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics  
Moreover, the significant effect of character size and screen size on visual fatigue and satisfaction may assist in improving e -book display related consumer products.  ...  This research has highlighted the importance of the prolonged reading of e-book displays, and three popular e-book displays including a personal digital assistant (PDA), an e-book reader (Reader), and  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the National Science Council of the Republic of China (Contract No. NSC92-2213-E-324-010) for financially supporting this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ergon.2007.06.003 fatcat:lykpeobgeng2pogrdrchqtjk4m

Age, Luminance, and Print Legibility in Homes, Offices, and Public Places

Neil Charness, Katinka Dijkstra
1999 Human Factors  
Adding light helped younger and older adults equally for most legibility tasks (in homes and public places), though increased luminance differentially improved the performance of older office workers.  ...  Homes and public places generally exhibited much lower than recommended luminance values for reading. Older adults had higher light levels in their homes than did younger adults at reading locations.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was supported by grants from the Retirement Research Foundation to the first author. We thank Corey Phillips for helping to gather data for the office study.  ... 
doi:10.1518/001872099779591204 pmid:10422530 fatcat:lboilqq2zfhvzghfzsngsg5boy

Does print size matter for reading? A review of findings from vision science and typography

G. E. Legge, C. A. Bigelow
2011 Journal of Vision  
We provide new data on the distributions of print sizes in published books and newspapers and in typefounders' specimens, and consider factors influencing these distributions.  ...  In this paper, we focus on print size because of its crucial role in understanding reading performance and its significance in the history and contemporary practice of typography.  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully thank Denis Pelli for editorial guidance and comments on crowding; Aries Arditi and Rolf Rehe for constructive and insightful reviews; MiYoung Kwon and Dion Yu for help in  ... 
doi:10.1167/11.5.8 pmid:21828237 pmcid:PMC3428264 fatcat:rcjny5fxn5h4hcsf6rtupea5my

Eye movement analysis of reading from computer displays, eReaders and printed books

Daniela Zambarbieri, Elena Carniglia
2012 Ophthalmic & physiological optics  
In the case of reading from the computer display the recordings were made by a video camera placed below the computer screen, whereas for reading from the iPad tablet, eReader and printed book the recording  ...  system was worn by the subject and had two cameras: one for recording the movement of the eyes and the other for recording the scene in front of the subject.  ...  Text space on the screen, font type and font size are built into the software applications.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1475-1313.2012.00930.x pmid:22882151 fatcat:ozeyrueftjgfbldghqaya6q3gq

Suitable Length of Text Line on the Bases of Eye Blink for Reducing Maximum Focus Losses

Muzammil Khan, Mushtaq Raza
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This study specifying suitable length of text line on the basis of Eye Blink, assuming three typographical variables i.e. font style, font color, font size, and with white background, will improve the  ...  Web application fails to encounter the user's requirements in effective manner, because the designers are unaware from some of the important factors effecting readability, reading from the screen.  ...  City of Seattle Web Presentation and Accessibility Standards Version 2.5 are; the minimum font size for basic page body text will be or appear equal to Verdana 10 points.  ... 
doi:10.5120/4628-6653 fatcat:ipvlssxlerflthikmxquejsbxu

Exploring users' experience with e-reading devices

Chrysoula Gatsou, Anastasios Politis, Dimitrios Zevgolis
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
The paper presents a study which explores the perceived usability of two electronic reading devices, one dedicated reader and one multifunctional device.  ...  New e-book readers and multifunctional mobile tablet devices are currently emerging, so bringing about a transition from printed to the electronic books.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We express our gratitude to the participants, who enthusiastically gave their time to allow us to understand the value of their experiences.  ... 
doi:10.15439/2015f197 dblp:conf/fedcsis/GatsouPZ15 fatcat:frrwlnhzrrfzfbind5qu56gnte

Health Literacy OnlineU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (2010). Health Literacy Online: A Guide to Writing and Designing Easy-to-Use Health Web Sites. Washington, DC: Author. Available online free of charge (PDF, 103 pp, 2.8 MB)

Su-I Hou
2012 Health Promotion Practice  
A small font size is more difficult to read, especially for users with limited literacy skills and older adults.  ...  If many of your users are older adults, consider using a 14-point font. 3,7,8 I could read the words without my reading glasses.  ...  Common problems with the sites included the following: lack of review of key ideas; insufficient use of illustrations for key messages; crowded layout and long line lengths; small type size; lack of cues  ... 
doi:10.1177/1524839912446480 pmid:22763891 fatcat:nd2xy3ecqbcelptz4ga36bcd54

Comprehensive Study on the Basis of Eye Blink, Suggesting Length of Text Line, Considering Typographical Variables the Way How to Improve Reading from Computer Screen

Muzammil Khan, Khushdil &nbsp
2013 Advances in Internet of Things  
The study specifies suitable length of text line on the basis of Eye Blink, assuming three typographical variables i.e. font style, font color, font size, and with white background, which improve the overall  ...  , reading from the screen.  ...  10 points size for Verdana font is Web Presentation and Accessibility Standard for web page body text [34, 35].  Font face.  Verdana.  Time New Roman.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ait.2013.31002 fatcat:qryegdxz7je5ld26z652ddtsv4

Interaction techniques for older adults using touchscreen devices: a literature review from 2000 to 2013
Techniques d'interaction pour des adultes âgés utilisant des dispositifs avec des écrans tactiles : une révision de la litterature de 2000 à 2013

Lilian Motti, Vigouroux Nadine, Philippe Gorce
2017 Journal d'interaction personne-système  
International audience Some remarkable advances in mobile technologies have been made on the past fifteen years, especially the adoption of direct input on the screen.  ...  Since aging is now a worldwide demographic phenomenon, several studies have been carried on to investigate and improve the interaction between older-aged adults and these new technologies.  ...  Reading tasks consist on the evaluation of text fonts, comfort and also the interaction technique for scrolling, passing through pages and resizing the texts.  ... 
doi:10.46298/jips.3180 fatcat:6st7ze5meffjbbhx7yvqkmmkvu
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