The problem of providing feedback from the computer to a visually impaired user is examined. The use of traditional tactile input and output (Braille) is described. The limitations of voice output are discussed, and difficulties posed by complicated screen formats and screen review are considered.
B. M. McMillin and P. Y. McMillin, "Personal Computing for the Visually Impaired," IEEE Potentials, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 1989.
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Keywords and Phrases
Braille; Computer; Handicapped Aids; Screen Formats; Screen Review; Tactile Input and Output; User Interfaces; Visually Impaired; Voice Output
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