Design of an Interactive Gesture Measurement System for Down Syndrome People

  • Marta del Rio GuerraEmail author
  • Jorge Martin Gutierrez
  • Luis Aceves
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10907)


Usability and accessibility are perhaps the most important issues when using software. In our research, we propose measuring the type of movements that may affect the interactions of Down syndrome people when using touch gestures in devices, body gestures in console games, and eye gestures in glasses or other devices. In this research work we present our approach and a process description for the acquisition of empirical data whereby we shall observe the differences among interaction gestures performed in different devices by people with trisomy 21.


Interaction design Gesture design Down-syndrome interaction Accessibility for cognitive impaired 



We would like to thank the Universidad de Monterrey in Mexico and the Universidad de La Laguna in Spain for their support in this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marta del Rio Guerra
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jorge Martin Gutierrez
    • 2
    • 3
  • Luis Aceves
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Ciencias ComputacionalesUniversidad de MonterreyMonterreyMexico
  2. 2.Departamento de Técnicas y Proyectos en Ingeniería y ArquitecturaUniversidad de La LagunaTenerifeSpain
  3. 3.Universidad La LagunaTenerifeSpain

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