The Role of Modality in Notification Performance

  title={The Role of Modality in Notification Performance},
  author={David Warnock and Marilyn Rose McGee-Lennon and Stephen A. Brewster},
The primary users of home care technology often have significant sensory impairments. Multimodal interaction can make home care technology more accessible and appropriate, yet most research in the field of multimodal notifications is not aimed at the home but at office or high-pressure environments. This paper presents an experiment that compared the disruptiveness and effectiveness of visual, auditory, tactile and olfactory notifications. The results showed that disruption in the primary task… CONTINUE READING
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