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2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
Supporting Everyday Activities for Persons with Visual Impairments Through Computer Vision-Augmented Touch
The HandSight project investigates how wearable micro-cameras can be used to augment a blind or visually impaired user’s sense of touch with computer vision. Our goal is to supp...
Leah Findlater, Lee Stearns, Ruofei Du, Uran Oh, D...
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
Typing Performance of Blind Users: An Analysis of Touch Behaviors, Learning Effect, and In-Situ Usage
Non-visual text-entry for people with visual impairments has focused mostly on the comparison of input techniques reporting on performance measures, such as accuracy and speed. Wh...
Hugo Nicolau, Kyle Montague, Tiago João Vie...
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
An Enhanced Electrolarynx with Automatic Fundamental Frequency Control based on Statistical Prediction
An electrolarynx is a type of speaking aid device which is able to mechanically generate excitation sounds to help laryngectomees produce electrolaryngeal (EL) speech. Although EL...
Kou Tanaka, Tomoki Toda, Graham Neubig, Sakriani S...
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
Breaking Barriers with Assistive Macros
People with disabilities rely on assistive technology (AT) software to interact with their mobile device. The overall functionality of AT depends on a set of requirements that are...
André Rodrigues
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
Appliance Displays: Accessibility Challenges and Proposed Solutions
People who are blind or visually impaired face difficulties using a growing array of everyday appliances because they are equipped with inaccessible electronic displays. We report...
Giovanni Fusco, Ender Tekin, Nicholas A. Giudice, ...
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
VITHEA-Kids: a Platform for Improving Language Skills of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
In this work, we present a platform designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to develop language and generalization skills, in response to the lack of applications tail...
Vânia Mendonça, Luísa Coheur, ...
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
Calendars for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities: A Comparison of Table View and List View
Calendars can be important memory aids for individuals with cognitive disabilities. This study compared the effect of the popular two-dimensional table calendar view and the simpl...
Frode Eika Sandnes, Maud Veronica Lundh
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
A Game to Target the Spelling of German Children with Dyslexia
Playing error-based exercises presented in a computer game was found to significantly improve the spelling skills of chil­ dren with dyslexia in Spanish. Since there are no simi...
Maria Rauschenberger, Silke Füchsel, Luz Rell...
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
Faster Text-to-Speeches: Enhancing Blind People's Information Scanning with Faster Concurrent Speech
Blind people rely mostly on the auditory feedback of screen readers to consume digital information. Still, how fast can information be processed remains a major problem. The use o...
João Guerreiro, Daniel Gonçalves 000...
ASSETS
2015
ACM
5 years 7 months ago
Eyes-free Exploration of Shapes with Invisible Puzzle
Recent contributions proposed sonification techniques to al­ low people with visual impairment or blindness to extract information from images on touchscreen devices. In this co...
Andrea Gerino, Lorenzo Picinali, Cristian Bernareg...
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