Development of an Online Men's Suits Customizing System using Heuristic Procedure for Wheelchair Users

휴리스틱 기법을 이용한 휠체어 사용자를 위한 온라인 남성정장 맞춤시스템 개발

Jeong, Minseok;Yang, Chuneun;You, Heecheon;Park, Kwangae;Lee, Wonsup

  • Received : 2016.01.15
  • Accepted : 2016.03.31
  • Published : 2016.04.30


An online suit-customizing system for the special accessibility needs of wheelchair users should be developed because the demand for business suits by wheelchair users involved in economic activities has increased. This study develops a user interface an online customizing system for men's suits specialized for wheelchair users. This study used a five-step approach: (1) search for online men's suits customizing system in web porter sites, (2) select three sites based on three terms, (3) heuristic testing with five web specialists, (4) development of a system user interface based on suggestions for improvement from the heuristic test, (5) usability testing of the user interface prototype by 10 disabled men in wheelchairs. The interface of Company S had high ratings on interactivity, accessibility, informativeness, and consistency in the heuristic test results; subsequently, a user interface was developed based on suggestions for improvement from the heuristic test. This online user interface for customizing men's suits provides better usability to wheelchair users than existing online interfaces aimed at the non-disabled and disabled; consequently, this study contributes to the commercialization of an online customizing system for men's suits specializing in serving wheelchair users.


wheelchair user;men's custom suits;online customizing system;heuristic procedure


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