The design of sonically-enhanced widgets

  title={The design of sonically-enhanced widgets},
  author={Stephen A. Brewster},
  journal={Interacting with Computers},
This paper describes the design of user-interface widgets that include non-speech sound. Previous research has shown that the addition of sound can improve the usability of human-computer interfaces. However, there is little research to show where the best places are to add sound to improve usability. The approach described here is to integrate sound into widgets, the basic components of the human-computer interface. An overall structure for the integration of sound is presented. There are many… CONTINUE READING


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