These blog posts concern the design of GUIs and other user interface elements of embedded systems.

How to Improve Product Usability

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Product usability problems require the engineer to take off his engineering hat and think more like a user.

Response Timing for User Interfaces

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Proper timing in user interfaces often has more to do with the user's perception than with the actual passage of time.

Usability for Non-Graphical User Interfaces

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The placement of knobs, buttons, and switches is as essential as the firmware to making a usable embedded system.

Usability Standards for Medical Devices

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Examining the structure of the ANSI and ISO usability standards is the first step to developing medical devices that protect users from accidents.

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