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Emergency lighting and wayfinding provision systems for visually impaired people: Phase II of a study

Lighting Research and Technology

Author: Cook, G. K., Wright, M. S., Webber, G. M. B., Bright, K.T.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1999


One issue we wanted to address was whether significantly increasing the light output of the overhead emergency lighting system would significantly improve the visually impaired people's opinion of the traditionally high-mounted luminaires. We also wanted to investigate different design attributes of a powered wayfinding system, to see how important some design details are to people's opinions.

Further Details

Pages: 43-49
Volume: 31
Issue: 2
Notes: lighting bibliography
Keywords: Physiological Vision ImpairmentOverhead lightingGround Level LightingLuminaire type
Reads: 227