How to Achieve Design for All:

“List”, “Focus” and “Multimodality” as Minimal Requirements
  • Denis ChêneEmail author
  • Éric Petit
  • Sophie Zijp-Rouzier
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9738)


This paper introduces basic principles for “design for all”. List, focus, multimodal feedbacks and several action means are the keys. A generic touch-based interface component (MenuDfA) was designed, offering hierarchical navigation with continuous and secure gestures along with a high level of flexibility. A novice user profile was set. A comparative test to a classical tactile interface shows that the optimized interface for novice users solves difficulties, but generates also some issues. These latter have been easily resolved through parameters adjustment.


Design for all methods techniques and tools Access to mobile interaction Design for all best practice Accessibility guidelines Universal design methodology Touch-based interaction Continuous manipulation Menudfa Handheld device 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Denis Chêne
    • 1
    Email author
  • Éric Petit
    • 1
  • Sophie Zijp-Rouzier
    • 1
  1. 1.Orange Labs28 Ch du Vieux ChêneMeylanFrance

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