Visibility Vol 8 Issue 3, 2014


Evaluation of a Google Glass App for Smartphone Screen Zoom


Screen magnification is one of the main accessibility features used by many low-vision smartphone users. However, due to the limited screen size, interacting with magnified displays may be challenging, as the users can frequently lose context. We have developed a Google Glass app that can receive screen images of a smart phone in real time via Bluetooth connection and project the images on the Glass display in a magnified scale such that, instead of scrolling with fingers on the phone touch screen, the users could move their heads to access different screen locations. A preliminary evaluation was conducted to evaluate this technique to be used in future as a visual aid.

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Assessment of online patient education materials designed for people with age-related macular degeneration

Jennifer Fortuna, PhD, OTR/L; Linda Shuster, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA; Anne Riddering, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT, COMS; Cassie Lopez-Jeng, PhD, MPH, CPH, CHES

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Minding the Gap: Determining Causes for Missed Low Vision Referrals to Develop a Streamlined, Sustainable Low Vision Rehabilitation System in Wisconsin

Katherine Dalzotto MD; Mark Banghart MS; Christina Thomas-Virnig PhD; Sanbrita Mondal OD

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Assessment of Modified Patient Education Materials for People with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Jennifer Fortuna, PhD, OTR/L; Linda Shuster, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA; Anne Riddering, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT, COMS; Cassie Lopez-Jeng, PhD; MPH, CPH, CHES

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