G93 – Use a suitable text size

Standard

Guideline:

Use a suitable text size

Guideline Description:

Text size  in a  user interface should be large, being that the recommended size by National Institute of Aging at least 12 points. Using large text sizes helps users with vision impairments. In addition of large text size, other features such as left-aligned text, the use of a sans serif font type and short, clear and consistent language should be used in the text design.

Example:

Example G93An example of a text using as size 12 points, the minimum size recommended for older users.

Source:

Using the Android Tablet to Develop a Game Platform for Older Adults, 2011
Touch Screens for the Older User,2011

Tags:

Elderly, Layout, Text.

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