Essays about: "visually impaired"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words visually impaired.

  1. 1. Designing interfaces for the visually impaired : Contextual information and analysis of user needs

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Stina Olofsson; [2018]
    Keywords : UX; Visually impaired; User Experience; Blind; Multimodal Interfaces; Haptics;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how to design for the visually impaired. During the course of work, a literature study and interviews with blind and visually impaired people were conducted. The objective was to investigate what contextual information is wanted in new and unfamiliar spaces outside their home. READ MORE

  2. 2. Designing a system for visually impaired users to identify objects

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Jan Jaap de Groot; [2018]
    Keywords : visually impaired; blind; accessibility; voiceover; talkback; synskadad; blind; tillgänglighet; voiceover; talkback;

    Abstract : This thesis describes the process of designing a system for visually impaired users to identify objects. Smartphones are empowering visually impaired people by providing independence. The two major mobile operating systems, Android and iOS, both include screen reading software. READ MORE

  3. 3. Letting The Blind Man See... : An Investigation Into Methods and an Evaluation to Improve Accessibility in Swedish Museum Exhibits for the Visually Impaired

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för ABM och digitala kulturer

    Author : Anna Hudson; [2018]
    Keywords : Museum Studies; Museum Science; Visually Impaired; Accessibility; Disabilities; Inclusion; Exhibits; Trelleborg s Museum; Visual Interpretation; Audio Guide; Navigation; Tactile; Scania; Skåne; Sweden; Swedish; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : The museum world is in a time of great change, many of the changes focus on the accessibility of museums. In Sweden these changes are becoming more apparent as the new museum law that has been passed advocates for equal museum experience for all visitors whether they have any for of impairment or not. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vision For the Blind

    University essay from KTH/Mekatronik; KTH/Mekatronik

    Keywords : Mechatronics; ultrasound sensors; buzzers; Mekatronik; ultraljuds sensorer; sumrar; avstå;

    Abstract : How can we improve the living standards of the visually impaired using an Arduino? Living with visual impairment could potentially be one of the hardest things one could do. Constantly having to worry about obstacles and carrying a stick to feel your way forward. In order to combat this difficulty, we have designed Vision for the Blind. READ MORE

  5. 5. Feasibility Study of a "Smart" Aid for the Visually Impaired and Blind's Independent Mobility in Outdoor Environments

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Qian Lu; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper investigates feasibilities of technological solutions for empowering visually impaired and blind people to travel in outdoor environments independently. Through related work on users'spatial models, usage of long white canes, and existing technological aid tools, an in-depth understanding of users and problems of independent travel is developed. READ MORE