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It's not just the light

Garreth W. Tigwell, David R. Flatla, Rachel Menzies
2018 Proceedings of the 10th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - NordiCHI '18  
Mobile technologies are used in increasingly diverse and challenging environments. With the predominantly visual nature of mobile devices, Situational Visual Impairments (SVIs) are a growing concern.  ...  We identify a range of factors causing SVIs, discuss mobile design implications, and introduce an SVI Context Model rooted in empirical evidence.  ...  device situational visual impairments (SVIs).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3240167.3240207 dblp:conf/nordichi/TigwellFM18 fatcat:d6qv47dzcncirevwdknig3i2r4

Light-Sensing Protein Illuminates Sun-Loving Ocean Bacteria

2005 PLoS Biology  
Open access, freely available online Codrington R, Pannell R, Forster A, Drynan LF, Daser A, et al. (2005) The Ews-ERG fusion protein can initiate neoplasia from lineage-committed haematopoietic cells.  ...  The problem is perhaps most acute in the quest to understand how genes interact to regulate one another's expression.  ...  Altogether, the results suggest that just two horse lineagescaballine and stilt-legged-may have lived in North America during the Late Pleistocene.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0030287 fatcat:fag7t63robabhhv6z3fxgsy33i

Genomics Sheds Light on Metabolism of Cryptic Marine Microbes

Liza Gross
2006 PLoS Biology  
Note Added in Proof The version of this synopsis that was fi rst published online on March 14, 2006, has been replaced by this, the defi nitive version, which contains an updated fi gure caption and fi  ...  Kraut DA, Sigala PA, Pybus B, Liu CW, Ringe D, et al. (2006) Testing electrostatic complementarity in enzyme catalysis: Hydrogen bonding in the ketosteroid isomerase oxyanion hole.  ...  So just because a neuron is fi ring lackadaisically, that doesn't mean it's not getting the job done.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040123 pmid:20076558 pmcid:PMC1403156 fatcat:idg27hp4urbqffde6wdecbqhsu

Designing for Situational Visual Impairments

Garreth W. Tigwell, Rachel Menzies, David R. Flatla
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2018 - DIS '18  
However, situational visual impairments (SVIs) can make completing tasks a challenge (e.g., browsing online in bright sunlight) and poorly designed content can cause or exacerbate SVIs.  ...  We surveyed 43 mobile content designers and ran four follow-on interviews to understand what designers currently do regarding SVIs, what resources they know of, and what is required to best support them  ...  There are many types of mobile device situational impairments, however, in this paper, we focus on situational visual impairments (SVIs)visual impairments arising from a user's context (e.g., using Google  ... 
doi:10.1145/3196709.3196760 dblp:conf/ACMdis/TigwellMF18 fatcat:t5dpewao4fcfdijnvuhigzochm

"It's not just camp": Understanding the Meaning of Children's Cancer Camps for Children and Families [article]

Catherine Mohrea Laing, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary, Nancy Moules
2013
not otherwise be valued, when questions of social value are present.  ...  My purpose in this philosophical hermeneutic inquiry was to understand the meaning of children's cancer camps for the child with cancer and the family.  ...  Acknowledgements The families who opened their homes to me and the counselors who opened themselves, thank you for your honesty and wisdom. It is my hope to do well by you.  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/26688 fatcat:jqhzo3cstbevdgxmtb3u62sl7q

Consumer vulnerability during mobility service interactions: causes, forms and coping

Per Echeverri, Nicklas Salomonson
2019 Journal of Marketing Management  
forms of vulnerability, provides an understanding of coping with vulnerability during consumer and service provider interactions.  ...  It addresses both factors that are a source of vulnerability and forms thereof during service interactions, thus unearthing critical mechanisms that explain why vulnerability comes into being.  ...  His research interests include service encounter interactions, value co-creation, technology in services, customer misbehaviour, and sustainable consumption.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0267257x.2019.1568281 fatcat:ufxorrpbarccbeomnqpidhusxa

The world through their eyes: The perceptions and lived experience among Capetonian young adults with hereditary visual impairment

Kalinka Popel, Cordelia Leisegang, Gill Dusterwald, Jacquie Greenberg
2020 African Vision and Eye Health  
The transition from adolescence to adulthood is a critical period during which young adults with hereditary visual impairment make choices regarding relationships, procreation and independence, setting  ...  the foundation for their future.Aim: This study explored the perceptions and lived experiences of visually impaired young adults.Setting: The study was conducted at three institutions for the blind in  ...  They thank the institutions for the blind, namely, Retina South Africa, Athlone School for the Blind and the League of Friends of the Blind, for granting permission for the participants to be recruited  ... 
doi:10.4102/aveh.v79i1.567 fatcat:m6muabtdarefzbrp3i2ms3ok5q

Behind the Parents Light: A Phenomenology of the Adjustments of Overseas Filipino Workers Children

Efren L. Burgos MAT, Yasser G. Ulod, James Ryan A. Agtoto, Miles Nicolas A. Corvera, Daniel John S. Sonza, Chrangel Eve M. Castillo, Frances Erica P. Galvez
2020 International Journal of New Technology and Research  
It leaves the children struggling with coping during the time of parental absence.  ...  Method: This qualitative paper made use of a phenomenological research design to understand the lived experiences of the participants, specifically Overseas Filipino Workers' Children, relative to the  ...  Eventually, we understand them because it's not only for them but also for our family. For me, it's for our future."  ... 
doi:10.31871/ijntr.6.10.13 fatcat:s4qcwuj6p5fb3cbiyublaahwve

INGINERIA ILUMINATULUI

Geun Young Yun
2017 International Journal of Sustainable Lighting  
Elderly and Visually Impaired".  ...  (mobility of and during day hours: the natural light the flame, heat, smoke) was enough for the provided the necessary visual conditions.  ... 
doaj:b21faf36769f4110b0c0e89a925f3b1e fatcat:wawgazxwzfbsvpz5uadohyp5vu

The causes of falls: views of older people with visual impairment

Caroline Brundle, Heather A. Waterman, Claire Ballinger, Nicola Olleveant, Dawn A. Skelton, Penelope Stanford, Chris Todd
2015 Health Expectations  
Results Five types of factors were identified that were believed to cause falls: (i) health issues and changes in balance caused by ageing; (ii) cognitive and behavioural factors; (iii) the impact of sight  ...  Objective To explore what older people with sight impairment believe to be the causes of falls.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to extend their grateful thanks to all the people who participated in this research and the staff of Manchester Royal Eye Hospital's optometry department for their  ... 
doi:10.1111/hex.12355 pmid:25736829 pmcid:PMC4949546 fatcat:a5zwmzu2hvattlaxo7463iicfm

Understanding leisure travel motivations of travelers with acquired mobility impairments

Lei Shi, Shu Cole, H. Charles Chancellor
2012 Tourism Management  
Twenty-eight people with mobility impairments and 24 people with visual impairments were recruited for the study.  ...  So once you understand that it makes it a lot easier. You realize it's not a disability that's the factor; travel has its little bumps. It's never going to be flawless.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2011.02.007 fatcat:rfmbd6w5hvhzbgo46hg6nq77ce

Do You See What I See?

Sandra Tullio-Pow, Hong Yu, Megan Strickfaden
2021 Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding  
This article reports on the shopping experiences of people with visual impairment (n = 7) and offers an alternative way to understand their needs.  ...  with visual impairment.  ...  well as the cause of vision loss and level of visual acuity.  ... 
doi:10.15763/issn.2470-9670.2021.v5.i1.a69 fatcat:x7jujcyosfakzjwilmgshqt2ki

Transformative Consumer Research and the Visually Impaired: A study on restaurant services

Marina Dias de Faria, Jorge Ferreira da Silva, Jorge Brantes Ferreira
2017 Consumer Behavior Review  
This study aims to analyze if the attributes the visually impaired most value in leisure services and environments are present in restaurants in Rio de Janeiro.  ...  Practical and social implications point to mandatory investments in infrastructure and personnel training in order to tend to the needs of the visually impaired according to legal and market requirements  ...  Regarding lighting, seven restaurants were considered too bright, a possible cause of discomfort to visually impaired people with light sensitivity.  ... 
doi:10.21714/2526-78842017v1specialp1-15 doaj:5d9ac1373bb2430c9ba0b07f6abb2c61 fatcat:ebnjrqgcffb6bpwmzppmbwpywi

Gestures in the speech-language pathology clinic: a study in the light of the materialist discourse analysis

Michelle Fogaça de Oliveira Kitahara, Regina Maria Ayres de Camargo Freire
2020 Revista CEFAC  
Objective: this study aimed to investigate gestures in the speech-language pathology clinic and the dominant ideology in the light of the Materialist Discourse Analysis.  ...  Results: the analysis shows that the conducting thread of the therapists' discourse is the positivist ideology of Science, which fragments the subjects, body and language allocating speech and gesture  ...  communication is not just about speech" (excerpt from the interview of S5).  ... 
doi:10.1590/1982-0216/202022517718 fatcat:6fdfsovb7fekzassycpgloqn7y

Privacy Concerns and Behaviors of People with Visual Impairments

Tousif Ahmed, Roberto Hoyle, Kay Connelly, David Crandall, Apu Kapadia
2015 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '15  
Various technologies have been developed to help make the world more accessible to visually impaired people, and recent advances in low-cost wearable and mobile computing are likely to drive even more  ...  We conducted an exploratory user study with 14 visually impaired participants to understand the techniques they currently use for protecting privacy, their remaining privacy concerns, and how new technologies  ...  We especially thank our participants, as well as Barbara Salisbury and Rita Kersh from the Bloomington and Bedford chapters of the American Council for the Blind, and Dorothy Lenard from IU Disability  ... 
doi:10.1145/2702123.2702334 dblp:conf/chi/AhmedHCCK15 fatcat:toeanqv2mrdxxm4myzjov674ja
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