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ISO/ IEC JTC1/SC35/WG6 - User Interfaces for People with Special Needs -
Including the Elderly and Disabled

ISO/IEC   JTC1/SC35/WG6 is formed to develop user interfaces for people with special needs, including the elderly and disabled. Work is limited to the area of ISO/IEC JTC1.

The work is initially on icons and symbols, concentrated, but not limited, to visually and hearingly impaired persons.

The working group ISO/IEC JTC1/SC35/WG6 is one of six working groups for SC35 User Interfaces. More information on SC35 is at http://comelec.afnor.fr/iso/jtc1/sc35

WG6 started formally to work in 2002.

As WG6 is relatively new, it has not yet produced any standards or TRs.

Work items

WG6 has two work items which have been approved in 2002. Commitments to participate were given from Canada, Finland, France, Japan, Korea and Sweden. Other information available is:

If you want further information, or want to participate, please contact your national member body or one of the contact addresses of the WG.