Earcon

Known as: Auditory icon 
An earcon is a brief, distinctive sound used to represent a specific event or convey other information. Earcons are a common feature of computer… (More)
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2009
2009
With an ever increasing number of mobile services, meaningful audio notifications could effectively inform users of the incoming… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Awareness of features in our environment is essential for many daily activities. While often awareness of such features comes… (More)
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2007
2007
This study was designed to test whether associations between visual icons on a computer screen and auditory icons (environmental… (More)
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2006
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2006
With shrinking displays and increasing technology use by visually impaired users, it is important to improve usability with non… (More)
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2004
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2004
Two investigations into the identification of concurrently presented, structured sounds, called earcons were carried out. One of… (More)
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1998
1998
This paper describes an experiment to investigate the effectiveness of adding sound to tool palettes. Palettes have usability… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
A detailed experimental evaluation of earcons was carried out to see whether they are an effective means of communicating… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
There is a lack of guidelines for designers to use when creating sounds for their interfaces. This paper proposes a set of… (More)
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1995
1995
This paper describes a method of presenting structured audio messages, earcons, in parallel so that they take less time to play… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
An evaluation of earcons was carried out to see whether they are an effective means of communicating information in sound. An… (More)
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