ADSM: Audible Display of the Stock Market in Real Time

Matthew Storey, Paul Vickers*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Whilst trading (buying/selling shares) in the stock market, the number of data streams that can be monitored has never been greater. Consequently, traders who do not have years of experience can become overwhelmed and miss multiple opportunities due to visual fatigue. This study investigates using sonification to utilise the auditory channel so that the user can focus primarily on technical analysis whilst still receiving information in a serendipitous peripheral fashion. A custom sonification tool was designed and built to enable NYSE index data to be sonified in real time. One pilot study was conducted during the testing phase with an additional user study of 5-10 participants to take place after. Through this study it was found that having a continuous stream of data allowed for the trader to have knowledge of the NYSE whilst focusing on cognitively-demanding tasks such as technical analysis and research into further opportunities in different stock exchanges.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 28th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2023)
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 2023
EventThe 28th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2023): Sonification for the Masses - Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden
Duration: 26 Jun 202330 Jun 2023


ConferenceThe 28th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2023)
Abbreviated titleICAD 2023
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