Hearing loss and a supportive tactile signal in a navigation system : effects on driving behavior and eye movements
Thorslund, Birgitta, Peters, Bjorn, Herbert, Nicholas, Holmqvist, Kenneth, Lidestam, Bjorn, Black, Alexander, & Lyxell, Bjorn (2013) Hearing loss and a supportive tactile signal in a navigation system : effects on driving behavior and eye movements. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 6(5), pp. 1-9.
An on-road study was conducted to evaluate a complementary tactile navigation signal on driving behaviour and eye movements for drivers with hearing loss (HL) compared to drivers with normal hearing (NH). 32 participants (16 HL and 16 NH) performed two preprogrammed navigation tasks. In one, participants received only visual information, while the other also included a vibration in the seat to guide them in the correct direction. SMI glasses were used for eye tracking, recording the point of gaze within the scene. Analysis was performed on predefined regions. A questionnaire examined participant's experience of the navigation systems. Hearing loss was associated with lower speed, higher satisfaction with the tactile signal and more glances in the rear view mirror. Additionally, tactile support led to less time spent viewing the navigation display.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||hearing loss, navigation system, driving behavior, eye movements, tactile support|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Vision Science (111303)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Journal of Eye Movement Research|
|Deposited On:||21 Jan 2014 01:15|
|Last Modified:||31 Jan 2014 22:10|
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