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Boston Light & Sound, Inc. + Media Access Group at WGBH

Boston, MA

MoPix Rear Window Captioning Reflector Redesign

The Reflector enables persons with hearing impairments to experience closed caption viewing from their seat in movie theaters. An acrylic panel reflects captions from a data wall display mounted in the rear of the theater, superimposing captions on the bottom of the movie screen. The re-design was triggered by consumer requests for an improved Reflector. Multi studied consumer behaviors with the Reflector and its impact on the movie-going experience, informing the re-design to be lightweight, be adjustable and to fit securely in an arm-rest cupholder with stay-in-place positioning.

For more information:
http://ncam.wgbh.org/mopix

Rosanne, Prinical of Multi Design for People, reorganized as Inclusion By Design in April 2007.