Working towards universal design

Haruhiko Kojima, Yoko Asano, Shunichi Yonemura

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This paper introduces the trend of universal design. It also gives an overview of related work in NTT Laboratories as an introduction to this set of selected papers. With Japan's population aging rapidly, the number of people with weaker-than-average physical and mental capabilities is sure to increase. In the future broadband and ubiquitous society, products, services, and environments must be based on universal design that provides ease of use for everyone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-16
Number of pages5
JournalNTT Technical Review
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Nov
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Kojima, H., Asano, Y., & Yonemura, S. (2005). Working towards universal design. NTT Technical Review, 3(11), 12-16.