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


  • A. Khan Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • S. Khusro Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
  • I. Alam Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
Volume: 8 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 2775-2784 | April 2018 |


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.


adaptive UI, blind people, smartphone, blind-friendly


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A. Khan, S. Khusro, and I. Alam, “BlindSense: An Accessibility-inclusive Universal User Interface for Blind People”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 2775–2784, Apr. 2018.


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