Older adults' evaluations of speech output

  title={Older adults' evaluations of speech output},
  author={Lorna Lines and Kate S. Hone},
Speech output is frequently used to provide access to interactive systems for visually impaired users, many of whom are older adults. This paper considers the use of speech output within the context of an Intelligent Home System designed to allow older adults to remain living independently for longer. The importance of user evaluations of the system 'voice' in this context is discussed and an experiment is reported that investigated the effect of voice gender and type (natural or synthetic) on… CONTINUE READING

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