Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

6-12-2012

Abstract

A user interface for software applications enables the full use of graphical user interface (GUI) software, particularly engineering design software, by visually impaired individuals is described. The interface combines tactile representations of graphical elements, non-visual cues, and a hardware element to allow the effective placement and interconnection of graphic elements using design software.

Department

Chemical Engineering

Patent Number

US8201090

Application Number

US20090217164

Application Published

8-27-2009

Application Filed

11-13-2008

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Robert Beitle, Jr., Department of Chemical Engineering

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