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Developing Accessible Mobile Phone Applications: The Case of a Contact Manager and Real Time Text Applications

  • María Fernanda Cabrera-Umpiérrez
  • Adrián Rodríguez Castro
  • Jon Azpiroz
  • Juan Bautista Montalvá Colomer
  • María Teresa Arredondo
  • Javier Cano-Moreno
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6767)

Abstract

Mobile phones are becoming increasingly popular and are already the first access technology to information and communication. However, people with disabilities have to face a lot of barriers when using this kind of technology. This paper presents an Accessible Contact Manager and a Real Time Text application, designed to be used by all users with disabilities. Both applications are focused to improve accessibility of mobile phones.

Keywords

Mobile Application Accessibility Real Time Text Contact Manager Phone Dialer 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • María Fernanda Cabrera-Umpiérrez
    • 1
  • Adrián Rodríguez Castro
    • 1
  • Jon Azpiroz
    • 2
  • Juan Bautista Montalvá Colomer
    • 1
  • María Teresa Arredondo
    • 1
  • Javier Cano-Moreno
    • 1
  1. 1.Life Supporting Technologies E.T.S.I. TelecomunicacionUPM Ciudad UniversitariaMadridSpain
  2. 2.Fundación Vodafone EspañaParque Empresarial La MoralejaMadridSpain

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