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Do blind people use smartphones?

gagol (583737) writes | more than 2 years ago

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gagol (583737) writes "With the tsunami of touch enabled devices such as the iPhones and Android deviced, I am wondering how (if at all) visually impared slashdotters uses these devices. My bet is most use plain cell phones with real buttons, but I would prefer to have the feedback of the community. Thank you all for participating."

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Quick start (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#40979467)

look http://www.applevis.com/ [applevis.com]

Gee I don't know (1)

Megane (129182) | more than 2 years ago | (#40979929)

Do they? [google.com]

Re:Gee I don't know (1)

gagol (583737) | more than 2 years ago | (#40980147)

Thanks for the google search it is helping. I am more interrested in first hand experience from the users themselves.

Usage of Smartphones as alternative increasing (1)

hypnosec (2231454) | more than 2 years ago | (#40980409)

Feature phones or the button based phones are used because of the simple reason that they provide a means for identifying the keys through embossed markings. But, many have been working towards and with the advent in voice controlled smartphones and touch phones designed with special interfaces [slashdot.org] like bigger buttons with high color contrasts may have accelerated the use touch phones as well.

Re:Usage of Smartphones as alternative increasing (1)

gagol (583737) | more than 2 years ago | (#40980681)

+1 informative, great read.
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