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ISO/IEC JTC 1 Special Working Group on Accessibility (SWG-A ) JTC 1 SWG-A N 249 2007-04-23 Document Type: Presentation Title: Information on Fast Track Proposal - JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards ) X8341-5 Accessibility Guidelines for Office equipment
JTC 1 SWG-A N 249
Title: Information on Fast Track Proposal - JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards ) X8341-5Accessibility Guidelines for Office equipment
Source: Mr. Makoto Yoshida, Standardization Office of Information Technology, METI – Japanese National Body
Requested For consideration at the April 2007 SWG-A meeting.
JTC 1 SWG on Accessibility SecretariatITI/INCITS1250 Eye Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC firstname.lastname@example.org
Standardization Office of Information Technology, METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
ISO/IEC JTC1 SWG-A Norway / April 2007
JIS X 8341-5:2006 Office equipment accessibility guidelines for elderly persons and persons with disabilities
Proposal Date: April 2, 2007
Document No.: JTC1Nxxxx
ISO IEC GUIDE 71
Personal Computer Equipment
ISO TC159 SC4 General guidelines
Participation of Users, Academia, Manufacturers and Government in JISC Committee and JIS Drafting Committee
JapaneseIndustrial Standards JIS)
Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC)
JIS Drafting Committee
a) Office equipment shall be operable and usable even when it is difficult to obtain information through vision.
Example 1. When notifying the user of an operating state or an error of the office equipment, use auditory method as well, rather than just providing visual information.
b) Office equipment shall be operable and usable even when it is difficult to obtain information through hearing
Example 1. When notifying the user of an operating state of the office equipment, or of an error, visual methods such as screen display shall be possible, rather than just providing auditory information.
g) Office equipment shall be operable and usable from a seated position like using a wheelchair
Example 2. The control panel’s angle
is adjustable to the user.
a) Display requirements
1) Where text is printed on operable controls, it shall be of an appropriate size and contrast.
2) A screen display device shall support functions such as character zooming and contrast adjustment.
b) Sound information requirements
1) When voice output is used, it shall be possible to hear this output through a commercially available headphone or earphone.
c) Shape requirements
1) Keys important to operation, such as a Start key or Stop key, shall be distinguishable with vision and touch.
Example：The “5” key on a numeric keypad is to have a protrusion to make it distinguishable (refer to See JISS0011*).
*JIS S0011 was proposed for ISO/TC159 as NWIP
a) Setting the document
1) Glass surface
Open the automatic document feeder (ADF) or document (plate) cover.
Place the document on the document plate glass.
Verify the document setting position.
Close the automatic document feeder or document (plate) cover.
2) Automatic document feeder tray
Place the document in the automatic document feeder.
Operate the document setting guide.
Verify the document position.
a) Function selection
Select the copy functions (2).
Use key input to set the number of sheets.
Press the (copy) start key.
a) Document recovery
1) Glass surface
Open the automatic document feeder or document (plate) cover.
Recover the document from the document plate glass.
･ Manufacturer's merit:
This standard has presented the performance goal (requirements for basic operation)
This guideline contribute to improve the efficiency of product development.
･ User’s merit:
One can easily understand the functions of the product by reading the requirements and ample detailed examples of the standard.
JIS X 8341-5 was used to revise the N 169 User Needs Summary (See N186)
JIS X 8341-5 has been tried for user needs mapping by AdHoc9
Standardization Office of Information Technology,
METI or JISC
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
We welcome many SWG-A member’s comments for the draft anytime.