How People with Low Vision Access Computing Devices: Understanding Challenges and Opportunities

@inproceedings{Szpiro2016HowPW,
  title={How People with Low Vision Access Computing Devices: Understanding Challenges and Opportunities},
  author={Sarit Felicia Anais Szpiro and Shafeka Hashash and Yuhang Zhao and Shiri Azenkot},
  booktitle={ASSETS},
  year={2016}
}
Low vision is a pervasive condition in which people have difficulty seeing even with corrective lenses. People with low vision frequently use mainstream computing devices, however how they use their devices to access information and whether digital low vision accessibility tools provide adequate support remains understudied. We addressed these questions with a contextual inquiry study. We observed 11 low vision participants using their smartphones, tablets, and computers when performing simple… CONTINUE READING
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