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ASSETS
2009
ACM
8 years 8 months ago
VocaliD: personalizing text-to-speech synthesis for individuals with severe speech impairment
Speech synthesis options on assistive communication devices are very limited and do not reflect the user’s vocal quality or personality. Previous work suggests that speakers wit...
Camil Jreige, Rupal Patel, H. Timothy Bunnell
ASSETS
2009
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
Fall and emergency detection with mobile phones
In this demo, we present an application for mobile phones which can monitor physical activities of users and detect unexpected emergency situations such as a sudden fall or accide...
Hamed Ketabdar, Tim Polzehl
ASSETS
2009
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
3DScan: an environment control system supporting persons with severe motor impairments
This proposal is about a poster dealing with a scanningbased software system, which aims at giving persons with severe motor impairments a means to interact with their immediate e...
Torsten Felzer, Stephan Rinderknecht
ASSETS
2009
ACM
9 years 10 days ago
Enriching web information scent for blind users
Link annotation with the accessibility level of the target Web page is an adaptive navigation support technique aimed at increasing blind users' orientation in Web sites. In ...
Markel Vigo, Barbara Leporini, Fabio Paternò...
ASSETS
2009
ACM
9 years 3 months ago
Better vocabularies for assistive communication aids: connecting terms using semantic networks and untrained annotators
The difficulties of navigating vocabulary in an assistive communication device are exacerbated for individuals with lexical access disorders like those due to aphasia. We present ...
Sonya S. Nikolova, Jordan L. Boyd-Graber, Christia...
ASSETS
2009
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Instant tactile-audio map: enabling access to digital maps for people with visual impairment
In this paper, we propose an automatic approach, complete with a prototype system, for supporting instant access to maps for local navigation by people with visual impairment. The...
Zheshen Wang, Baoxin Li, Terri Hedgpeth, Teresa Ha...
ASSETS
2009
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Dundee user centre: a space where older people and technology meet
In this paper, we describe the User Centre at the University of Dundee which provides a space for older people and technology to come together for the benefit of new learning oppo...
Paula Forbes, Lorna Gibson, Vicki L. Hanson, Peter...
ASSETS
2009
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Including accessibility within and beyond undergraduate computing courses
This paper presents a unique approach to undergraduate teaching in which accessibility topics are completely integrated throughout the curriculum, treating accessibility not as a ...
Annalu Waller, Vicki L. Hanson, David Sloan
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