How voice augmentation supports elderly web users

Daisuke Sato*, Masatomo Kobayashi, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa, Jiro Tanaka

*この研究の対応する著者

研究成果: Conference contribution

16 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

Online Web applications have become widespread and have made our daily life more convenient. However, older adults often find such applications inaccessible because of age-related changes to their physical and cognitive abilities. Two of the reasons that older adults may shy away from the Web are fears of the unknown and of the consequences of incorrect actions. We are extending a voice-based augmentation technique originally developed for blind users. We want to reduce the cognitive load on older adults by providing contextual support. An experiment was conducted to evaluate how voice augmentation can support elderly users in using Web applications. Ten older adults participated in our study and their subjective evaluations showed how the system gave them confidence in completing Web forms. We believe that voice augmentation may help address the users' concerns arising from their low confidence levels.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルASSETS'11
ホスト出版物のサブタイトルProceedings of the 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility
ページ155-162
ページ数8
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2011
外部発表はい
イベント13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS'11 - Dundee, United Kingdom
継続期間: 2011 10月 242011 10月 26

出版物シリーズ

名前ASSETS'11: Proceedings of the 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility

Other

Other13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS'11
国/地域United Kingdom
CityDundee
Period11/10/2411/10/26

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • コンピュータ グラフィックスおよびコンピュータ支援設計
  • コンピュータ ネットワークおよび通信
  • ハードウェアとアーキテクチャ

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