Mobile apps and platforms: introduction to the special thematic session

Hersh, M. and Darvishy, A. (2016) Mobile apps and platforms: introduction to the special thematic session. In: Miesenberger, K., Bühler, C. and Penaz, P. (eds.) Computers Helping People with Special Needs: 15th International Conference, ICCHP 2016, Linz, Austria, July 13-15, 2016, Proceedings, Part I. Series: Lecture notes in computer science (9758). Springer International Publishing: Cham, pp. 152-155. ISBN 9783319412634

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This short paper presents five papers discussing accessibility, usability and other end-user issues related to mobile apps for disabled people. The papers include experimental investigations, end user-interviews and end-user questionnaires on particular technologies, including new prototypes, and the development of guidelines. End-user groups included frail older people, people with cognitive impairments and visually impaired people. They are introduced by a brief discussion of mobile apps potential, accessibility and usability.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hersh, Dr Marion
Authors: Hersh, M., and Darvishy, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Biomedical Engineering
Publisher:Springer International Publishing

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