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Eye-Tracking Research Targets Hospital Navigation Stress

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September 18, 2013
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A hospital in the UK is using eye-tracking technology to improve sign placement in its corridor system. The so-called "wayfinding" tests are designed to ease the confusion and stress often caused by navigating unfamiliar hospital hallways.


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