What You Feel Is What You Get: Mapping GUIs on Planar Tactile Displays

  • Maria Schiewe
  • Wiebke Köhlmann
  • Oliver Nadig
  • Gerhard Weber
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02710-9_63

Volume 5615 of the book series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
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Schiewe M., Köhlmann W., Nadig O., Weber G. (2009) What You Feel Is What You Get: Mapping GUIs on Planar Tactile Displays. In: Stephanidis C. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Intelligent and Ubiquitous Interaction Environments. UAHCI 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5615. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

Exploiting the advantages of planar tactile displays, we aim for efficient and effective information retrieval for blind users. To facilitate orientation, we define four regions segmenting the available space: header, body, structure, and detail region. Furthermore, we suggest four views—layout, outline, symbol and operating view—that define how detailed and in which manner information from window-based applications is displayed on tactile displays.

Keywords

Tactile user interface tactile interaction visually impaired tactile devices pin-matrix devices 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Schiewe
    • 1
  • Wiebke Köhlmann
    • 1
  • Oliver Nadig
    • 2
  • Gerhard Weber
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut für InformatikUniversität PotsdamPotsdamGermany
  2. 2.Deutsche Blindenstudienanstalt e.V.MarburgGermany
  3. 3.Institut für Angewandte InformatikTechnische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany