Friday, January 14, 2005

BBC NEWS | UK | A design for (long) life

BBC NEWS | UK | A design for (long) life


The big button phone is indeed revolutionary for oldies. You can't imagine the problems my folks have. Their particular problem is when being asked to type in numbers on the keypad - they can't do it quickly enough and return the phone to their ear to hear the response from the system.

Design decisions like this are so subtle, but _so_ important.

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