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PSCR 2021: Augmented-Reality (AR) Usability Evaluation Framework for PSCR

Published

Author(s)

Yee-Yin Choong, Kevin C. Mangold, Kurtis Goad, Samia Benjida

Abstract

As the popularity and technical capability of Augmented Reality (AR) technology continues to grow, public safety R&D community seeks opportunities to create AR products for first responders. Ultimately, widespread acceptance and adoption of AR technologies depend on if they undoubtedly facilitate first responders' success in their missions. User-centered design and evaluation is imperative in assuring that first responders' goals and needs are at the center of AR technology developed for their use. Accomplishing this requires a usability evaluation framework including a method for choosing usability metrics by utilizing first responder task flow diagrams, an AR test environment, and a usability test console to facilitate data collection.
Conference Dates
June 21-24, 2021
Conference Location
Boulder, CO, US
Conference Title
PSCR 2021: The Digital Experience

Keywords

Augmented-Reality, Usability Evaluation, First responders, Communication technology, Public safety communication research

Citation

Choong, Y. , Mangold, K. , Goad, K. and Benjida, S. (2021), PSCR 2021: Augmented-Reality (AR) Usability Evaluation Framework for PSCR, PSCR 2021: The Digital Experience, Boulder, CO, US, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=932560 (Accessed May 21, 2022)
Created September 28, 2021, Updated January 4, 2022