A Simple Viewer and Editor of Sound-Embedded PDF for Elementary School Students with Print Disabilities

  • Yoshiaki TaniEmail author
  • Takuya Takaira
  • Akio Fujiyoshi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9758)


This paper introduce is a simple viewer and editor of sound-embedded PDF that is suitable for elementary school students with print disabilities. These days, a lot of teaching materials are created in PDF. For student with print disabilities, the use of sound-embedded PDF was proposed. However, the production of documents in sound-embedded PDF was difficult for most teachers and students because complex tasks with expensive application software were necessary. Therefore, a simple viewer and editor of sound-embedded PDF was developed.


PDF Accessibility Teaching materials Sound-embedded PDF Print disabilities 



This work was partially supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 26282044.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and EngineeringIbaraki UniversityIbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringIbaraki UniversityIbarakiJapan

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