Experimental and survey studies on the effectiveness of dynamic signage systems

  title={Experimental and survey studies on the effectiveness of dynamic signage systems},
  author={Edwin R. Galea and Hui Xie and Peter J. Lawrence},
  journal={Fire Safety Science},
Signage systems are widely used in the built environment to aid occupant wayfinding during both circulation and evacuation. Recent research conducted by the authors shows that only 38% of people ‘see’ conventional static emergency signage in presumed emergency situations in an unfamiliar built environment, even if the sign is located directly in front of them and their vision is unobstructed. However, most people who see the sign follow the sign. These results suggest that current emergency… 

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