INFORMATION CATEGORIZATION FOR USERS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS AND LIMITED ATTENTION SPAN
Publication Date: 2014-May-01
The IP.com Prior Art Database
User interfaces often use categories to organize information in different sets. Categories can take many shapes and forms, but these are often suited more for normal sighted users. The idea described herein is a general purpose software library that can handle the translation of information categories into vibrotactile feedback. The basic principle of this system is to perform a sensorial substitution of information categories into tactile sequences.