BlindSense: An Accessibility-inclusive Universal User Interface for Blind People

A. Khan, S. Khusro, I. Alam

Abstract


A large number of blind people use smartphone-based assistive technology to perform their common activities. In order to provide a better user experience the existing user interface paradigm needs to be revisited. A new user interface model has been proposed in this paper. A simplified, semantically consistent, and blind-friendly adaptive user interface is provided. The proposed solution is evaluated through an empirical study on 63 blind people leveraging an improved user experience in performing common activities on a smartphone.


Keywords


adaptive UI; blind people; smartphone; blind-friendly

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