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From: Shrirang Prakash Sahasrabudhe
Date: Nov 24, 2010 9:33PM


Sorry, this may be off-topic, but sending the questions to list to reach target user community.
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Hi all,
I am researching on a mobile solution for visually challenged and elderly, in the same context gathering some data. Just pasting the questions in the mail. Pls respond.
If you can not tick the checkboxes for any reason, Pls put a '*' before the option you wish to select.
Thanks


Assistive Technology Questionnaire



Overview

Please give your responses with regard to a low cost mobile phone hand held device which will improve the lives of differently abled as well as aged people. The device will have the optimal user interface and interaction mechanism to cut across age, gender, economic as well as language barriers. The device will have features such as multi modal interface, GPS based navigational help, proximity sensors, multi-lingual voice recognition, text to speech support for local languages, peer to peer support, gesture based user friendly interfaces, health management etc.



User Profile





Age





Sex





Type of disability


Total Blindness Partial Blindness Colour Blindness

Hearing related disability Motor Disability Cognitive Disability

Others: _________________


Annual Household Income


< Rs100,000 Rs 100,000 - 300,000

Rs 300,000 - 500,000 Rs 500,000 - 700,000

> 700,000 Do not want to disclose






Needs Assessment



1. Which tasks do you need help with, and how frequently do you need help?







2. Which types of assistive technology will enable you to be most independent?







3. Is there a more advanced device that addresses more than one of your needs?







4. Which kinds of assistive technology are available that meets your needs?







5. Which types of assistive technology have you used before, and how did those devices work?







6. Do you wish to use assistive technologies?







Product features

Which of the following assistive features would you expect in your mobile phone? (Tick/highlight the relevant)



Global Positioning System based navigational help for directions


Proximity sensors,




Multi-lingual speech recognition


Text to speech support for local languages




Peer to peer support




Gesture based user friendly interfaces


Call center support




Applications such as Banking, Retail, Health Management, Emergency guidance, Weather, Community connect




Contextual alerts and reminders




Accessible keypad with large alphabets and numerals


Display screen friendly for low vision users




Accelerometer to measure linear acceleration


Proximity sensor to detect nearby objects




FM radio for local news, entertainment, alerts




6 basic keys for Dial/Answer, Disconnect, GPS, Proximity sensor, Text to speech, Speech recognition


Gyroscope to measure acceleration, shake, vibration shock, or fall




Digital compass (magnetometer), to detect direction

















Product pricing

How much are you willing to spend for a mobile phone which has the above chosen features?



Rs. 3000-4000 Rs. 4000-5000 Rs. 5000-6000

Rs. 6000-7000 Rs. 7000-8000 >Rs. 8000



Product value

What is the value you will associate for a mobile phone assistive device?



Rate questions on a scale of 1 to 5.

Strongly disagree

Disagree

Neutral

Agree

Strongly agree




1

2

3

4

5


I need such a device.

















This product is unique.

















I need this product to do my job.

















This product makes my life easier.

















This product is a great value.























Shrirang Prakash Sahasrabudhe

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