Dynamic Escape Signs for Safe Egress in School Shooter Situation

dc.contributor.author Poole, Michael
dc.contributor.author Gilbert, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Gilbert, Stephen
dc.contributor.department Virtual Reality Applications Center
dc.contributor.department Psychology
dc.contributor.department Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
dc.contributor.department Human Computer Interaction
dc.contributor.department Virtual Reality Applications Center
dc.date 2021-03-27T06:53:17.000
dc.date.accessioned 2021-04-30T08:44:57Z
dc.date.available 2021-04-30T08:44:57Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2020
dc.date.issued 2020-12-01
dc.description.abstract <p>School shooter situations can be a terrifying time for all involved. It is important that, if the situation occurs, there is a smart, efficient system in place to move each classroom to safety as quickly as possible. Methods like Run, Hide, Fight do not tell the civilians where to run, and messaging systems that attempt this are often thwarted by the shooter’s movement. A dynamic system is needed to track the shooter’s location and communicate to people how to best escape. Dynamic escape signs have been useful for improving trust and egress time during a fire. Similar smart signs could be used to respond to the shooter, updating to show safe egress routes, as well as shut down certain hallways when the shooter is within line of sight. This method has been implemented within a Unity virtual reality environment and will be tested in the future to validate its usefulness.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is a manuscript of a proceeding published as Poole, Michael, and Stephen B. Gilbert. "Dynamic Escape Signs for Safe Egress in School Shooter Situation." In <em>Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting</em> 64, no. 1 (2020): 1736-1739. DOI: <a href="https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1071181320641421" target="_blank">10.1177%2F1071181320641421</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.title Dynamic Escape Signs for Safe Egress in School Shooter Situation
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