Development of fabrication technique for accessible design pamphlet for visually impaired and sighted persons

K. Doi, K. Soma, T. Nishimura, H. Fujimoto, S. Ouchi, Y. Tanaka, M. Sawada, K. Kaneko, K. Kanamori, M. Kawano, T. Wada

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Abstract

In this study, we developed fabrication technique for accessible design pamphlet for visually impaired and sighted persons. Concretely, our pamphlet with clear and colorless Braille, tactile map and a function that reads out loud the content was highly rated by its users. This research contributed towards the improvement in the accessibility of printed materials.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorld Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Pages2050-2053
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Apr 16
EventWorld Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering - Beijing, China
Duration: 2012 May 262012 May 31

Publication series

NameIFMBE Proceedings
Volume39 IFMBE
ISSN (Print)1680-0737

Conference

ConferenceWorld Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period12/5/2612/5/31

Keywords

  • Accessible design
  • Braille
  • Pamphlet
  • Tactile Map
  • Visually Impaired

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

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    Doi, K., Soma, K., Nishimura, T., Fujimoto, H., Ouchi, S., Tanaka, Y., Sawada, M., Kaneko, K., Kanamori, K., Kawano, M., & Wada, T. (2013). Development of fabrication technique for accessible design pamphlet for visually impaired and sighted persons. In World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (pp. 2050-2053). (IFMBE Proceedings; Vol. 39 IFMBE). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29305-4_538