The framework section describes a model of interaction between the different user capabilities, and also shows how the population data and design guidance for each capability should be interpreted. For each capability, the effects of capability loss and the crucial functions for product interaction are described. Then design guidance and population statistics are provided.
Presents a model for the relationship between user capabilities and product experience.
Contains information on visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, colour perception and usable visual field.
Contains information on sound detection, speech discrimination and sound localisation.
Contains information on perception, working memory, long-term memory, attention, visual thinking and verbal thinking.
Contains information on visual and non-verbal communication.
Contains information on reaching up, and out to the side.
Contains information on pushing, pinch gripping and power gripping.
Contains information on walking, managing steps and getting in and out of chairs.
The "User capabilities" section was authored by Pat Langdon and Sam Waller