Flashcards in User Interface Deck (8)
State three main groups that must be considered when designing a usable user interface
The Visually Impaired
Those who struggle with motor and dexterity
Describe a way that designers can make their website more accessible to Blind users?
- Screen Reader - reads out text currently on screen
- Braille Keyboard - allows text entering
- Voice Commands - allow text entering by talking into a microphone
- Page Magnification Tools
Describe a way that designers can change their HTML level of a website to increase accessibility of their interface for blind people
Increase the uses of alt tags when embedding images on a page
Describe changes a designer to make to their multimedia content to allow people with limited hearing capabilities to access their user interface
-Use subtitles to summarise what is being said(Maybe use simple language depending on user range)
-Close Caption the video
What piece of technology can be used to help deaf people feel more immersed in games/videos?
Vibrating input/output devices
Describe a piece of technology used to help users with limited motor and dexterity access an interface
Head Wand - interact with touchscreens without the use of hands
Eye Tracking - lets the user enter text on an onscreen touch-screen by the position of their eyes
What is a motor and dexterity impairment in relation to computing?
A user who cannot fully use all the features of a mouse or keyboard