Provide visual alerts for system sounds
This feature provides visual alerts, such as pop ups or warning messages, for system sounds and error messages.
Discussion by Disabilities
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Having visual alternatives to audio alerts notifies people who are hard of hearing to system messages that they may not have noticed or understood auditorily.
This listing includes a wide range of products, from simple stand-alone word and phrase completion applications to large literacy suites that include a word and phrase completion tool. Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.Most common operating systems support this feature.
Related Research and Papers
- Can you see what i hear?: the design and evaluation of a peripheral sound display for the deaf- F. Wai-ling Ho-Ching, Jennifer Mankoff, James A. Landay
- Visualizing non-speech sounds for the deaf- Tara Matthews, Janette Fong, Jennifer Mankoff
- Alarm system for the hearing impaired- Jack A. Clayton
- Emergency notification system- Roy L. McKenzie, Anthony Haynes