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Usability evaluation for handheld devices

Usability evaluation for handheld devices

presenting clinical evidence at the point of care.

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2003.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20125172M
ISBN 100612782263
OCLC/WorldCa56329668

The papers range from work on intelligent environment and devices, user experience, and interface design, to research in context aware systems, wearable computing, and location-based services. Together, the papers represent a snapshot of the state of the art in research in handheld . Handheld Usability Contents Introduction About the Author Acknowledgements 1 Handheld vs. Desktop 2 Handheld Devices 3 Information Architecture: Process 4 Information Architecture: Practice. 5 Prototyping 6 Usability Testing Appendix A: Handheld History Appendix B: Paper Prototyping Applications for the Palm OSa.

Results. Usability scores ranged from 98 (oxygen masks) to 59 (home hormone test kits). An analysis conducted on devices that had at least 10 ratings showed that the effect of device on SUS scores was significant (Pusability of these devices was on the low end when compared with other commonly used items in the home, such as microwave ovens and telephones. The rapid evolution and adoption of mobile devices raise new usability challenges, given their limitations (in screen size, battery life, etc.) as well as the specific requirements of this new interaction. Traditional evaluation techniques need to be adapted in order for these requirements to be met. Heuristic evaluation (HE), an Inspection Method based on evaluation conducted by experts over.

Advances in Usability, User Experience, Wearable and Assistive Technology Proceedings of the AHFE Virtual Conferences on Usability and User Experience, Human Factors and Assistive Technology, Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, and Virtual . Background: The success of clinical information systems depends upon their effective integration into complex work systems involving distributed responsibility and decisionmaking. Human-computer interaction (HCI) deficiencies and mismatches between systems design and the structure of work create the potential for new paths to system failures (e.g., allergy lists not directly visible on a screen).


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Handheld usability defines handheld devices as highly portable machines that can operate with no cables and can be operated within one's hand. In addition, they must either allow the addition of applications or support internet connectivity.

So the book's focus includes handheld computers (such as Palm-powered machines and Pocket PCs) and Cited by: Evaluating the Usability of Portable Electronic Books.

methodology and results of the EBONI Project's evaluation of portable electronic books, in Usability evaluation for handheld devices book staff from UK academia were provided. Usability evaluation of handheld devices: A case study for a museum application.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract. In this paper, we describe a usability evaluation study of a system involving PDAs, designed to be used in a traditional historical / cultural museum.

The system permits collaboration of small groups of museum visitors through mobile handheld devices. The key characteristics of the system are described first. Usability Heuristics for Mobile Phone Applications: A Literature Review: /ch In this chapter, we discuss the importance of evaluating the usability of mobile applications using tools and technics that consider their specificAuthor: Thaísa C.

Lacerda, Juliane V. Nunes, Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim. The context, or the environment, in which people use handheld devices varies considerably and matters greatly in evaluating the usability of those devices. For example, when users interact with a digital camera, they are usually trying to catch a good shot—perhaps a fleeting moment—and have very little time and attention for operating the.

weaknesses of current handheld devices and suggests technical specifications appropriate for mobile learning. Keywords: communications, evaluation, handheld device, mobile device, mobile learning, requirements, usability, quality, technical specifications. INTRODUCTION Recently, there is a huge market of handheld devices.

According to. Usability Evaluation Usability evaluation is an umbrella term for a number of methods used to identify impediments to ease-of-use caused by the design or configura tion of devices.

Usability Testing A process for evaluating devices with real users completing realistic work tasks. Abstract. In this paper, we describe a usability evaluation study of a system involving PDAs, designed to be used in a traditional historical/cultural museum. The system permits collaboration of small groups of museum visitors through mobile handheld.

Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design describes the contents of a human factors toolbox with in-depth descriptions of both empirical and analytical methodologies. The book begins with an overview of the design control process, integrating human factors as. Usability is the key to the meaningful use of EHRs, resulting in safe, easy-to-use, and useful applications.

Good usability saves money by reducing the time and resources needed for training and post-implementation support, lessens the negative impacts on productivity, and diminishes technology-induced cturer: HIMSS.

Where a system or device is usable, usability evaluation methods also determine the extent of its usability, through the use of robust, objective and reliable metrics Evaluation methods and metrics are thoroughly documented in the Human-Computer Interaction research and practitioner literature.

from book PAM-Based Behavior This conceptual paper provides a profile of the ways in which mobile device usability evaluation methods are being adapted to better reflect technological. The Heuristic Evaluation method has been popular with HCI experts for over 20 years. Yet, we believe that the set of heuristics defined by Nielsen in needs to be modified prior to the usability evaluation of smartphone applications.

Nanda P and Kramer K Usability challenges in designing foreign language keypads for handheld devices Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Usability and internationalization, () Lee Y, Hong S, Smith-Jackson T, Nussbaum M and Tomioka K () Systematic evaluation methodology for cell phone user interfaces, Interacting with.

Usability Testing Medical Devices 1. UPA Usability Testing Medical Devices Las Vegas, NV Dan Berlin Chris Hass Experience Research Director SVP of Experience Design @banderlin @chrishass [email protected] [email protected] 2.

This device allowed the user to hold the handheld naturally. A less effective alternative—having the PDA mounted on a fixed surface—prevented the user from interacting normally with the device.

The testing setup included two small cameras: one trained on the user's face and the second on the handheld screen. Whilst the Medical Device Directive (MDD) had a few mentions of the word “usability”, it was not back in when it was written, a commonly used term.

More often, it was the term “ergonomic” that was used, and this word did make a few appearances in the Essential Requirements (Annex I) of the   By Natalie Abts, Genentech [Editor Note: The author serves as chair of the usability workgroup for the Xcertia Guidelines.] Mobile apps have become a go-to platform for both patients and healthcare providers to manage medical care.

Applying human factors and usability principles to the development of such apps is critical — both to promote adoption and retention, and to ensure safe and. Lourenço, L.M., Pitarma, R.A., Coelho, D.A.: Association of hand size with usability assessment parameters of a standard handheld computer pointing device.

In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene—SHO Balkena and CRC Press, Boca Raton () Google Scholar. The usefulness of mobile devices has increased greatly in recent years allowing users to perform more tasks in a mobile context.

This increase in usefulness has come at the expense of the usability of these devices in some contexts. We conducted a small review of mobile usability models and found that usability is usually measured in terms of three attributes; effectiveness, efficiency and.Formative and summative evaluation of usability.

What the FDA has already implemented, will be included in the second edition of IEC collection: The terms verification and validation of serviceability will be "replaced" by the terms formative and summative evaluation.

Because the fact that the device is generally able to do this, does.The book seeks to expand the concept of traditional usability to a broader notion of user experience; to provide a hands-on, practical guide to best practices and established principles in a UX lifecycle; and to describe a pragmatic process for managing the overall development effort.