Display Design

Quantitative Display: Exact status
Qualitative Display: General Range
Check Reading Display: Yes/no
Situational Awareness Display: Awareness of 3-dimensional physical surroundings


Display Modalities

Display: Anything which gives information to people

Modality: sensory systems

Display modality is a sensory system which is used to give information to people

Multimodality Coding: coding redundant information in different modalities

Display Dimensions: ways within a modality to give information 

Multidimensional Coding: coding redundant information with different dimensions of that modality

Visual Display Dimensions

Alphanumeric
Symbols
Shape
Size
Length
Number
Position
Color
Flash Rate
Pattern of flashes
Brightness
Visual Texture (Surfaces)
Stereo Depth
Angle of Inclination

Auditory Display Dimensions

Loudness (Intensity)
Duration
Pattern
Pitch
Timbre (Sound Quality)

Tactile

Shape
Surface Roughness
Layout
Temperature

Kinesthetic

Joint Angle
Rate of Movement

Olfactory

10,000 smells
Intensity

Gustatory

Sweet, Sour, Bitter, Salt
Intensity

Whole Body Movement (Vestibular)

Direction
Rate of Movement
Intensity

Body Position
Acceleration

Vibration

Intensity
Frequency
Pulse pattern

Pain

Intensity
Quality (Sharp, dull,..)
Location

 

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