e & i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

, Volume 122, Issue 12, pp 488–494 | Cite as

User interface design for visually impaired children

  • C. Sik Lányi
  • R. Mátrai
  • G. Molnár
  • Z. Lányi


The paper first summarizes questions related to partial sightedness, followed by the description of programs written in Macromedia Director 8.5. Three game programs are described that can be used to develop the sight of visually impaired children.

The main part of the paper describes a program, which was developed in the framework of ICT, where teachers can upload their materials to the server in a suitable form for normal vision and students can use them according to their special needs. Thus, each student can change the size of the letters, the colour of the letters and of the background, etc. This is a good help for visually impaired children to increase their communication and learning possibilities.


visually impaired multimedia user interface ICT 

Design von User Interfaces für den Unterricht von sehbehinderten Kindern


Die Arbeit fasst zuerst Fragen der Sehbehinderungen zusammen, dann werden Programme beschrieben, die mit Macromedia Director 8.5 erstellt wurden. Zuerst behandein die Autoren drei Programme, die von sehbehinderten Kindern als Spiele aufgefasst werden, aber ihre Sehleistung fördern.

Der Hauptteil der Arbeit befasst sich mit einem Programm, das gemäß der Erwartungen von ICT aufgebaut wurde, bei dem der Lehrer sein Unterrichtsmaterial als Normalsichtiger auf den Server aufspielen kann und die Kinder es ihrer Sehbehinderungen entsprechend lesen können. So können sie die Größe der Buchstaben, die Farbe der Buchstaben und des Hintergrundes usw. individuell einstellen. Das ist eine gute Hilfe für sehbehinderte Kinder, um ihre Kommunikations- und Lernmöglichkeiten zu fördern.


Sehbehinderung Multimedia User Interface ICT 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Sik Lányi
    • 1
  • R. Mátrai
    • 1
  • G. Molnár
    • 1
  • Z. Lányi
    • 2
  1. 1.University of VeszprémHungary
  2. 2.Ferenc Csolnoky HospitalVeszprémHungary

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