Participative Design at SchoolMonday, 17 Sep 2012
The outcomes from the collaborative project “Digital Services and Product Development: Participative Design at School”, carried out by INdT and the Design Department from the Amazonas Federal University in 2011, was highly positive in the assessment of Franciane Falcão, professor in the university.
Continuation of the project that started in 2010, this time the partnership proceeded with audience of the same income class but with limited age and education level. Along with INdT staff, university students and professors worked to identify issues with devices usability, and the needs and wishes from consumers.
Working upon the diagnosis, the efforts found some consumer preferences, such as the use of hard keyboards instead of multitouch systems. The activity also resulted in the development of two proposals for mobile/keyboard hard structure; another two proposals for GPS applications, elected as most wished service by the target audience; and three families of icons.Collaboration, Competencies Development, News, Press, Universities