Slide rule: making mobile touch screens accessible to blind people using multi-touch interaction techniques

@inproceedings{Kane2008SlideRM,
  title={Slide rule: making mobile touch screens accessible to blind people using multi-touch interaction techniques},
  author={Shaun K. Kane and Jeffrey P. Bigham and Jacob O. Wobbrock},
  booktitle={International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility},
  year={2008}
}
Recent advances in touch screen technology have increased the prevalence of touch screens and have prompted a wave of new touch screen-based devices. However, touch screens are still largely inaccessible to blind users, who must adopt error-prone compensatory strategies to use them or find accessible alternatives. This inaccessibility is due to interaction techniques that require the user to visually locate objects on the screen. To address this problem, we introduce Slide Rule, a set of audio… 

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