Ergonomics in AV Design
In this chapter, you will learn about
• What ergonomics means in the context of AV design
• Identifying the limitations of a viewer’s visual field
• Creating optimal sightlines based on the seating layout of a room
• Selecting the furniture for an AV design project
AV systems are tools for improving human communication; therefore, the human element—and specifically, human comfort—is an important consideration in AV system design.
Ergonomics, also known as human-factors engineering, is the scientific study of the way people interact with a system. The purpose of ergonomics is to limit injury, fatigue, and discomfort in a work environment. Factored properly into an AV design, ergonomics can help the users ...