Humans come in all shapes and sizes, ages, and abilities. Sometimes they aren’t logical. Engineers come with logical, rational minds, but sometimes don’t consider emotional behavior. Factoring humans into device design is not always a predictable process, but as of a year ago, human factors and design controls are joined at the hip.
For industrial designers, human factors have long been part of the design process, but in the past many companies considered it an unnecessary expense... Continue reading here at MPO.