April 17, 2008

A Tool for designers to Simulate Disability

Reuters has done a story on the suit car designers use to to experience disability. See the full article but note this attention to market realities justifying Universal Design:

Launched in a rapidly graying nation where over 40 percent of the population is expected to be over 65 age by mid-century...

Over 40 percent of Nissan's Japanese and U.S. sales are to customers over 50 years old, according to the company.

Posted by rollingrains at April 17, 2008 04:01 AM