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From Tapping to Touching: Making Touch Screens Accessible to Blind Users
October-December 2008 (vol. 15 no. 4)
pp. 48-50
Tiago Guerreiro, Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group/INESC-ID
Paulo Lagoá, Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group/INESC-ID
Hugo Nicolau, Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group/INESC-ID
Daniel Gonçalves, Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group/INESC-ID
Joaquim A. Jorge, Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group/INESC-ID
The NavTouch navigational method enables blind users to input text in a touch-screen device by performing directional gestures to navigate a vowel-indexed alphabet.

1. T. Guerreiro et al., "NavTap and BrailleTap: Non-Visual Texting Interfaces," Proc. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference (Resna), 2008.

Index Terms:
Mobile, Accessibility, Touch Screen, Blind, Gestures,
Citation:
Tiago Guerreiro, Paulo Lagoá, Hugo Nicolau, Daniel Gonçalves, Joaquim A. Jorge, "From Tapping to Touching: Making Touch Screens Accessible to Blind Users," IEEE Multimedia, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 48-50, Oct.-Dec. 2008, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2008.88
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