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2010
ACM
9 years 9 months ago
Utterance-based systems: organization and design of AAC interfaces
Electronic Augmented and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems provide a method for people with severe speech impairments to communicate by selecting what they desire to say, an...
Timothy J. Walsh
ASSETS
2010
ACM
9 years 9 months ago
Broadening accessibility through special interests: a new approach for software customization
Individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often fixate on narrow, restricted interests. These interests can be highly motivating, but they can also create attentio...
Robert R. Morris, Connor R. Kirschbaum, Rosalind W...
ASSETS
2010
ACM
10 years 24 days ago
Iwalk: a lightweight navigation system for low-vision users
Smart phones typically support a range of GPS-enabled navigation services. However, most navigation services on smart phones are of limited use to people with visual disabilities....
Amanda J. Stent, Shiri Azenkot, Ben Stern
ASSETS
2010
ACM
10 years 24 days ago
Accessibility by demonstration: enabling end users to guide developers to web accessibility solutions
Few web developers have been explicitly trained to create accessible web pages, and are unlikely to recognize subtle accessibility and usability concerns that disabled people face...
Jeffrey P. Bigham, Jeremy T. Brudvik, Bernie Zhang
ASSETS
2010
ACM
10 years 24 days ago
Towards accessible touch interfaces
Touch screen mobile devices bear the promise of endless leisure, communication, and productivity opportunities to motor-impaired people. Indeed, users with residual capacities in ...
Tiago João Guerreiro, Hugo Nicolau, Joaquim...
ASSETS
2010
ACM
10 years 1 months ago
Investigating meaning in uses of assistive devices: implications of social and professional contexts
sible goal crossing desktop widgets. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (Boston, Massachusetts April 4-9, 2009). CHI '09. ACM, New...
Kristen Shinohara
ASSETS
2010
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
Blind guidance using mobile computer vision: a usability study
We present a study focusing on the usability of a wayfinding and localization system for persons with visual impairment. This system uses special color markers, placed at key loca...
Roberto Manduchi, Sri Kurniawan, Homayoun Bagherin...
ASSETS
2010
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
Audiowiz: nearly real-time audio transcriptions
Existing automated transcription solutions filter out environmental noises and focus only on transcribing the spoken word. This leaves deaf and hard of hearing users with no way o...
Samuel White
ASSETS
2010
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
Improving public transit usability for blind and deaf-blind people by connecting a braille display to a smartphone
We conducted interviews with blind and deaf-blind people to understand how they use the public transit system. In this paper, we discuss key challenges our participants faced and ...
Shiri Azenkot, Emily Fortuna
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