Ergonomic Consideration for the Design of Tactile Guide Paths for New Urban Changes and Needs

Kin Wai Michael Siu (Corresponding Author), Chi Hang Lo

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Abstract

Tactile guild paths (TGP) have got changes in designs and constructions all the times. In the recent years, meaning and function of the urban area have got changes too. Hong Kong is a densely populated city. Taking Hong Kong as a case study, this paper presents a comprehensive review on the design, construction and using of TGP in the city. It further identifies some key ergonomic considerations for the design of TGP for new urban changes and needs, i.e., not only for the visually impaired but also inclusively for other users. The paper also discusses what and how TGP should be more designed with the consideration of new technologies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Industrial Design - Proceedings of the AHFE 2021 Virtual Conferences on Design for Inclusion, Affective and Pleasurable Design, Interdisciplinary Practice in Industrial Design, Kansei Engineering, and Human Factors for Apparel and Textile Engineering, 2021
EditorsCliff Sungsoo Shin, Giuseppe Di Bucchianico, Shuichi Fukuda, Yong-Gyun Ghim, Gianni Montagna, Cristina Carvalho
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Pages289-299
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9783030808280
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021
EventAHFE International Conferences on Design for Inclusion, Interdisciplinary Practice in Industrial Design, Affective and Pleasurable Design, Kansei Engineering, and Human Factors for Apparel and Textile Engineering, 2021 - Virtual, Online
Duration: 25 Jul 202129 Jul 2021

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Networks and Systems
Volume260
ISSN (Print)2367-3370
ISSN (Electronic)2367-3389

Conference

ConferenceAHFE International Conferences on Design for Inclusion, Interdisciplinary Practice in Industrial Design, Affective and Pleasurable Design, Kansei Engineering, and Human Factors for Apparel and Textile Engineering, 2021
CityVirtual, Online
Period25/07/2129/07/21

Keywords

  • Ergonomic consideration
  • New urban need
  • Public design
  • Tactile guide path (TGP)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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