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Development and Evaluation of Two Prototypes for Providing Weather Map Data to Blind Users Through Sonification

Jonathan Lazar, Suranjan Chakraborty, Dustin Carroll, Robert Weir, Bryan Sizemore, and Haley Henderson

Journal of Usability Studies, Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2013, pp. 93 - 110

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Survey Questionnaire

  1. Please respond with your level of interest in meteorology (or weather systems).
  2. What weather information do you typically look for?
  3. By what means do you most commonly receive your weather information?
    1. Television
    2. Radio
    3. Internet
  4. What assistive technologies do you have experience with?
    1. Touchpad
    2. Screen readers
    3. Refreshable Braille Displays
    4. Speech Recognition
  5. What kind of challenges have you experienced with obtaining weather information? Please list them out in the space below.
  6. What types of weather information would you like to receive?
  7. Do you have any experience with tactile overlays? Yes/No. If yes , please state be-low how much experience you have.
  8. Do you have any experience with accessible maps? Yes/No. If yes , please state below how much experience you have.
  9. ?
  10. What enables to know locations/where you are on the map? Please describe in the space below.
  11. What is some information that you want to know more about from a weather map? Please list your wish list in the space below.