An Accessible Chat Prototype for Screen Reader Users in Mobile Devices

  • Rocío Calvo
  • Ana Iglesias
  • Lourdes Moreno
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 373)


Chats present accessibility problems for screen reader users. This work presents a prototype of an accessible chat for Mobile Devices (MD). The main aim of this research is to remove the accessibility barriers that screen reader users face when they use a chat in a MD. Thus, this prototype is based on the requirements which have been elicited considering background research and with the use of Software Engineering (SE) and Human Computer Interaction (HCI) methods as well as accessibility standards and guidelines.


Accessibility chat interaction screen reader mobile device 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rocío Calvo
    • 1
  • Ana Iglesias
    • 1
  • Lourdes Moreno
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer DepartmentUniversidad Carlos IIILeganésSpain

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