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Author Hella, Juho ♦ Raisamo, Roope ♦ Rantala, Jussi ♦ Hakulinen, Jaakko ♦ Miettinen, Toni ♦ Turunen, Markku ♦ Laivo, Tuuli ♦ Heimonen, Tomi ♦ Mäkinen, Erno ♦ Soronen, Hannu ♦ Melto, Aleksi ♦ Valkama, Pellervo ♦ Pakarinen, Santtu ♦ Rajaniemi, Juha-Pekka
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF ♦ HTM / HTML
Language English
Subject Keyword Accessibility ♦ Gestures ♦ Digital television ♦ Haptic feedback ♦ Media center ♦ Speech recognition ♦ Speech synthesis
Abstract We present a multimodal media center interface designed for blind and partially sighted people. It features a zooming focus-plus-context graphical user interface coupled with speech output and haptic feedback. A multimodal combination of gestures, key input, and speech input is utilized to interact with the interface. The interface has been developed and evaluated in close cooperation with representatives from the target user groups. We discuss the results from longitudinal evaluations that took place in participants’ homes, and compare the results to other pilot and laboratory studies carried out previously with physically disabled and nondisabled users.
Description Affiliation: Tampere University of Technology (Soronen, Hannu; Pakarinen, Santtu) || University of Tampere (Turunen, Markku; Hella, Juho; Laivo, Tuuli; Hakulinen, Jaakko; Melto, Aleksi; Rajaniemi, Juha-Pekka; Mäkinen, Erno; Heimonen, Tomi; Rantala, Jussi; Valkama, Pellervo; Miettinen, Toni; Raisamo, Roope)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-03-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Computers in Entertainment (CIE) (CIE)
Volume Number 8
Issue Number 3
Page Count 30
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 30


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