Linespace: A Sensemaking Platform for the Blind

@inproceedings{Swaminathan2016LinespaceAS,
  title={Linespace: A Sensemaking Platform for the Blind},
  author={Saiganesh Swaminathan and Thijs Roumen and Robert Kovacs and David Stangl and Stefanie M{\"u}ller and Patrick Baudisch},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2016}
}
For visually impaired users, making sense of spatial information is difficult as they have to scan and memorize content before being able to analyze it. Even worse, any update to the displayed content invalidates their spatial memory, which can force them to manually rescan the entire display. Making display contents persist, we argue, is thus the highest priority in designing a sensemaking system for the visually impaired. We present a tactile display system designed with this goal in mind… CONTINUE READING
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