Design of a Clothing Shopping Guide Website for Visually Impaired People

  • Huiqiao Yang
  • Qijia Peng
  • Qin Gao
  • Pei-Luen Patrick Rau
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9180)

Abstract

Millions of visually impaired people cannot enjoy the convenience brought by e-commerce due to the inaccessibility and complexity of existing online shopping websites. The user experience of online shopping website for visually impaired people needs to be improved. This study aims at designing a clothing shopping guide website for visually impaired people in support of choosing satisfying garment conveniently and efficiently. We designed and completed a prototype, and then a test and an interview were conducted to summarize requirements in operation and content for online clothes shopping of visually impaired users, and put forward improvements of our prototype.

Keywords

Visually impaired Accessibility Usability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Huiqiao Yang
    • 1
  • Qijia Peng
    • 1
  • Qin Gao
    • 1
  • Pei-Luen Patrick Rau
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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