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Requirements of a mobile application design model for visually impaired people

Qureshi, Hammad Hassan and Doris, Hooi Ten Wong (2019) Requirements of a mobile application design model for visually impaired people. Open International Journal of Informatics (OIJI), 7 (2). pp. 96-104. ISSN 2289-2370


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Visually Impaired People (VIP) is using mobile applications to complete their daily tasks. This ratio of using mobile applications is growing very fastly. Many accessibility features for VIP from these mobile applications are provided, but there are many fundamental problems still create difficulties for VIP. In case when touchscreen mobile applications are used by VIP. The main problem is that VIP faces problems due to lacking facilities and requirements according to their needs. In this paper, the basic requirements of mobile application design for VIP were explored with the help of re-examining the current design guidelines of mobile phone applications. In this paper total, 8 VIP has participated. For smartphones, mobile application design user experience and accessibility requirements were collected. In order to check the requirements and accessibility of a mobile application, a five-points Likert scale is used. In the result of re-examining on current design guideline, there was described new requirements of mobile application design with the help of participants. These requirements will enhance the user experience of VIP to access mobile phone applications.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Visually Impaired People, Mobile Application, Requirements of mobile application design ,Visual Impairment
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK6570 Mobile Communication System
Divisions:Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
ID Code:88090
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:15 Dec 2020 08:12
Last Modified:15 Dec 2020 08:12

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