Accessibility and usability issues are of great importance when designing technologies for elderly people and persons with cognitive disabilities.
The PIA project applies a wide range of usability and accessibility guidelines, both for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablet PCs, and for web applications. Examples of relevant design guidelines and considerations are:
- Principles of Universal Design (NC State University)
- Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 (W3C)
- Cognitive Disabilites: Design Considerations (Web AIM)
The PIA project will also apply available guidelines for content production, especially guidelines focussing on cognitive accessibility. Examples are the DEEP guides for: