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Computer Standards

Computer accessibility refers to the accessibility of a computer system to all people, regardless of disability or severity of impairment.

Human–computer interaction (HCI) is the study of interaction between people (users) and computers.

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International Standards

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

1, Ch. de la Voie-Creuse, Case postale 56, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 22 749 0111; Fax: +41 22 733 3430
Web www.iso.ch

Committees and Working Groups:

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 28 - Office Equipment

  • ISO/IEC 10779 (2008) – Office equipment accessibility guidelines for elderly persons and persons with disabilities (ISO adopted version of JIS X 8341-5)

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 35/WG 6 - User Interface Accessibility

  • ISO/IEC 24756 (2009) Information technology - Framework for specifying a common access profile (CAP) of needs and capabilities of users, systems, and their environments
  • ISO/IEC 24786 (2009) Information technology - User interfaces - Accessible user interface for accessibility settings on information devices

European Standards

Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)

Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000, Belgium.
Tel: + 32 2 550 08 11; Fax: + 32 2 550 08 19
Email: infodesk@cen.eu; Web: www.cen.eu

List of member organisations for CEN (MS Word Document; 56KB).

Committees and Working Groups:

CEN/TC 122/WG 5 - Ergonomics of Human-Computer Interaction
Convenor: Tom Stewart

  • EN ISO 9241-400 (2007) Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Part 400: Principles and requirements for physical input devices

National Standards in Europe

Denmark

Dansk Standards

Kollegievej 6, DK-2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark.
Tel: +45 39 96 61 01; Fax: +45 39 96 61 02
Email: dansk.standard@ds.dk; Web: www.ds.dk

Committees and Working Groups:

DS/S-182/U-01 - Ergonomi - Samspillet Mellem Menneske og System
Danish mirror group for ISO/TC 159/SC 4 and CEN/TC 122

  • DS/ISO/DIS 9241-20 (Draft) Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Part 20: Accessibility guidelines for information/communication technology (ICT) equipment and services
  • DS/ISO/TS 16071 (2003) Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Guidance on accessibility for human computer interfaces

Spain

Asociacion Espanola de Normalizacion y Certificacion

Génova 6, 28004 Madrid, Spain.
Tel: +34 914 326 000; Fax: +34 913 103 172
Email: info@aenor.es; Web: www.aenor.es

Committees and Working Groups:

AEN/CTN 139 - Information and communication technologies for the health

  • UNE 139804 (2007) Guidance on the use of the Spanish Sign Language on computer networks

Sweden

Nordic Council of Ministers

Nordic Cooperation on Disability, Box 510, SE-162 15 Vallingby, Sweden.
Tel: +46 8 620 1890; Fax: +46 8 739 2400
Email: nsh@nsh.se; Web: www.nsh.se

Committees and Working Groups:

Nordic Cooperation on Disability
Nordic Cooperation on Disability is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers, that is the governments of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.


Other National Standards

Japan

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee

1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8901, Japan.
Email: jisc@meti.go.jp; Web: www.jisc.go.jp

Committees and Working Groups:

X - Information Processing

  • JIS X 8341-1 Information communication equipment, software and services - Part 1 Common guidelines
  • JIS X 8341-2 Information communication equipment and services - Part 2 Information processing equipment
  • JIS X 8341-3 Information and communications equipment, software and services - Part 3 Web
  • JIS X 8341-4 Infomration and communications equipment, software and services - Part 4 Telecommunications equipment
  • JIS X 8341-5 (2006) Guidelines for older persons and persons with disabilities - information and communications equipment, software and services - Part 5: Office equipment