Database of sensory characteristics of older persons and persons with disabilities

How to design easily heard auditory signals

How to design easily heard auditory signals

Adjust the sound level of auditory signals to make them audible even in noisy conditions.

Examine the audibility of signals that were designed or which are to be designed.

Do you know how the audibility of spoken announcements can differ depending on the sound level?

 Too softModerateToo loud
Listener aged 20Male speaker
Female speaker
Listener aged 70Male speaker
Female speaker
Audibility of spoken announcements

Audibility of spoken announcements can change in noisy conditions.

Speech recognition scores in noisy conditions differ depending on the listener's hearing ability.

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