Accession Number : AD0435030

Title :   THE EVALUATION OF THE HAVERFORD-BIONIC INSTRUMENTS OBSTACLE DETECTOR.

Descriptive Note : Summary rept.

Corporate Author : TRACOR INC AUSTIN TEX

Personal Author(s) : Worchel,Philip ; Byrne,Donn ; Young,Robert

Report Date : 27 NOV 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : This final report is presented in four sections: (1) the selection of the totally blind subjects, (2) the procedure employed in training the subjects to use the Obstacle Detector (O/D) and in evaluating the effectiveness of the instrument, (3) the analyses of the performance of the subjects with and without the O/D and their subjective reactions to the instrument, and (4) the general conclusions concerning the usefulness of the instrument. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DETECTORS, EFFECTIVENESS), ANALYSIS, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, BLINDNESS, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), LEARNING, TRAINING, SENSES(PHYSIOLOGY)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE