BS ISO 24509:2019 - Ergonomics. Accessible design. A method for estimating minimum legible font size for people at any age

BS ISO 24509:2019

Ergonomics. Accessible design. A method for estimating minimum legible font size for people at any age

Status : Current   Published : October 2019

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This document provides a method for estimating minimum legible font size for single characters, but not for words or sentences, in self-luminous or reflected mode, used in documents, products labels, signs, and displays for people at any age and in any viewing condition in which viewing distance, luminance and contrast are varied.

This document applies designing and evaluating legibility of single characters for people at any age who have no pathological disorders in their eyes, but not for people with visual impairments such as low vision. The application is specifically directed to, but not limited to, the cases of printed materials where fixed font size is used.

Applicability of the method to other languages is given in Annex F.




Standard NumberBS ISO 24509:2019
TitleErgonomics. Accessible design. A method for estimating minimum legible font size for people at any age
StatusCurrent
Publication Date08 October 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 24502
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO/IEC Guide 71:2014, ISO/TR 22411:2008, JIS S 0032:2003, ISO 9241-303
International RelationshipsISO 24509:2019
Draft Superseded By18/30342430 DC
DescriptorsComputer peripheral equipment, Graphic symbols, Display devices (computers), Design, Visual perception, Effectiveness, Office machines, Graphic representation, Data organization, Tables (data), Graphic displays, Layout, Technical documents, Data representation, Computer software, Communication procedures, Symbols, Ergonomics, List processing, Codes, Size, Interfaces (data processing), Computer terminals, Display devices, Word processing, Coded representation, Colour codes, Office equipment, Identification methods
ICS13.180
Title in FrenchErgonomie. Conception accessible. Taille de police lisible minimale pour les personnes de tout âge
CommitteePH/9
ISBN978 0 580 94452 9
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages46
File Size4.42 MB
Price£240.00


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