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User interface standards

The user interface is the part of every device that determines how people control and operate that device. When the interface is well designed, it is comprehensible, predictable, and controllable; users feel competent, satisfied and responsible for their actions.

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International Standards

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Corporate Headquarters, 3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10016-5997, USA.
Tel: +1 212 419 7900; Fax: +1 212 752 4929
Web: www.ieee.org

  • IEEE 1621 (2004) Standard for user interface elements in power control of electronic devices employed in office/consumer environments

InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards

INCITS Secretariat c/o Information Technology Industry Council, 1250 Eye Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005, USA.
Tel: +1 202 737 8888; Fax: +1 202 638 4922
Email: incits@itic.org; Web: www.incits.org

Committees and Working Groups:

V2 - Information Technology Access Interfaces
Chairman: William LaPlant
V2 is the U.S. TAG to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 35 on "User Interfaces" and its WG6, WG7 and WG8. As such, it provides recommendations on U.S. positions to the JTC 1 TAG.

  • ANSI/INCITS 389 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents: Universal remote console
  • ANSI/INCITS 390 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products: User interface socket description
  • ANSI/INCITS 391 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents: Presentation templates
  • ANSI/INCITS 392 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents: Target properties sheet
  • ANSI/INCITS 393 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents: Resource description

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 JTC1/SC 35/WG 2 - User Interface Interaction

  • ISO/IEC 10741-1 (1995) Information technology - User-system interfaces - Dialogue interaction - Part 1: Cursor control for text editing
  • ISO/IEC 14755 (1997) Information technology - Input methods to enter characters from the repertoire of ISO/IEC 10646 with a keyboard or other input device
  • ISO/IEC CD 24786-1 Information Technology - User interfaces - Accessible user interface for accessibility setting on information devices - Part 1: General and methods to start

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 35/WG 6 - User Interfaces for Disabled and Elderly People
Convenor: Wolf Arfvidson

  • ISO/IEC FCD 24786 Information technology - User interfaces - Accessible user interface for accessibility settings on information devices
  • ISO/IEC TR 19765 (2006) Survey of icons and symbols for use by the elderly and disabled
  • ISO/IEC TR 19766 (2007) Information Technology - Guidelines for the design of icons and symbols accessible to all users, including the elderly and persons with disabilities

ISO/TC 159/SC 4/WG 5 - Software Ergonomics and Human-Computer Dialogues
Convenor: Dr. Susan Harker

  • ISO 9241-151 (2008) Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Part 151: Guidance on World Wide Web user interfaces
  • ISO/TS 16071 (2003) Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Guidance on accessibility for human-computer interfaces (updated in ISO/DIS 9241-171)

International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

Place des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 22 730 5111; Fax: +41 22 733 7256
Email: itumail@itu.int; Web: www.itu.int

Committees and Working Groups:

ITU-T Study Group 2 - Operational Aspects of Service Provision, Networks and Performance
Chairman: Marie Therese Alajouanine

  • ITU-T E.902 (1995) Interactive services design guidelines

European Standards

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)

650 Route des Lucioles, F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France.
Tel: +33 4 92 94 42 00; Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Email: helpdesk@etsi.org; Web: www.etsi.org

Committees and Working Groups:

DECT - Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications

  • ETSI EN 300 175-1 (V1.4.2) (2008) Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT);
    Common Interface (CI) - Part 1: Overview
TCHF - Technical Committee on Human Factors
Chairman: Stephen Furner
  • ETSI EG 202 416 (2006) Human Factors (HF); User Interfaces; Setup procedure design guidelines for mobile terminals and services

TCHF / STF 285 - Enabling and improving the use of mobile e-services

  • ETSI TR 102 068 (2002) Human Factors (HF): Requirements for assistive technology devices in ICT

TCHF / STF 304 - AT commands for assistive mobile device interfaces

  • ETSI TS 102 511 (2007) Human Factors (HF): AT commands for assistive mobile device interfaces

TCHF / STF 322 - 3G Mobile Guidelines

  • ETSI DEG 202 972 - Guidelines for generic user interface elements for 3G mobile terminals, services and applications

TCHF / STF 326 - Generic spoken command vocabulary for ICT devices and services
(official EU and EFTA languages)

  • ETSI ES 202 076 - Human Factors (HF); User Interfaces; Generic spoken command vocabulary for ICT devices and services

Other National Standards


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

  • JIS S 0011 Marking tactile dots on consumer products
  • JIS S 0012 Usability of consumer products
  • JIS S 0013 Auditory signals on consumer products
  • JIS S 0014 Auditory signals on consumer products - Sound pressure levels of signals for the elderly and in noisy environments

United States of America

American National Standards Institute

1819 L Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington DC 20036, USA.
Tel: +1 212 642 4900; Fax: +1 202 293 9287
Email: info@ansi.org; Web: www.ansi.org

Committees and Working Groups:

INCITS V2 - Information Technology Access Interfaces
Chairman: William LaPlant
V2 is the U.S. TAG to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC35 on "User Interfaces" and its WG6, WG7 and WG8. As such, it provides recommendations on U.S. positions to the JTC 1 TAG.

  • ANSI/INCITS 389 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents: Universal remote console
  • ANSI/INCITS 390 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products: User interface socket description
  • ANSI/INCITS 391 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents: Presentation templates
  • ANSI/INCITS 392 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents: Target properties sheet
  • ANSI/INCITS 393 (2005) Protocol to facilitate operation of information and electronic products through remote and alternative interfaces and intelligent agents: Resource description

Bluetooth Special Interest Group

500 108th Avenue NE, Suite 250, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA.
Tel: +1 425 691 3535
Web: www.bluetooth.org

  • Specification of the Bluetooth System: Volume 1 - Core (Revision 1.1) (2001)
  • Specification of the Bluetooth System: Volume 2 - Profiles (Revision 1.1) (2001)

IEEE

3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10016-5997, USA.
Tel: +1 212 419 7900; Fax: +1 212 752 4929
Web: www.ieee.org

  • IEEE 802.11 IEEE standard for Information Technology; Telecommunications and information: Exchange between systems; local and metropolitan area network; specific requirements - Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specification

USB Implementers Forum, Inc.

3855 SW 153rd Drive, Beaverton, OR  97006, USA.
Tel: +1 503 619 0426
Email: admin@usb.org; Web: www.usb.org