Beyond Screen Readers: Voice-based, Mobile Apps that Put Blind Users First

Session Information

Session ID
ENT-007  
Date & Time
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 1:20 PM PST  
Location
Hillcrest CD, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Track/Topic
Entertainment  
Keywords
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Emerging Assistive Technologies
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
Session Type
General Track  
Abstract
Screen Readers have limitations which put them beyond the means of many in the blind community. We present an alternative approach which allows the blind and visually impaired to use mobile devices via voice commands.  

Presenter(s)

  • Chris Maury
    Conversant Labs
  • Greg Nicholas
    Conversant Labs

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