Designing Natural User Interfaces Scenarios for All and for Some: An Analysis Informed by Organizational Semiotics Artifacts

  • Vanessa R. M. L. Maike
  • Samuel B. Buchdid
  • M. Cecília C. Baranauskas
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 449)


The design of Natural User Interface (NUI) technologies is still in its early stages; therefore, it does not have well-established guidelines, especially ones that consider the context of Accessibility. This increases the challenges for designers of these technologies to achieve products fulfilling their purpose. . In this paper we present a research project that aims at exploring NUI devices within the Accessibility context, with the goal of proposing ways to promote a better design for NUI technologies. We present this project from an Organizational Semiotics perspective, so that the context we aim to focus on shows itself clearly during the entire design process. Our ultimate goal is to promote better NUI designs, especially for people with disabilities, supporting their autonomy and inclusion in society.


Human-Computer Interaction HCI NUIs Accessibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vanessa R. M. L. Maike
    • 1
  • Samuel B. Buchdid
    • 1
  • M. Cecília C. Baranauskas
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ComputingState University of CampinasCampinasBrazil

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