Category Archive: Research

Academic research conducted by myself.

Apr 22

Research: TintVision GitHub repository

Good morning! As part of the research section of my website, which has been added to throughout my University final year project, I’d like to post the link to the app’s GitHub repository. Feel free to take a look, this may be of use to some developers wanting to gain some inspiration concerning developing apps …

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Feb 25

Research: Dyslexic friendly fonts

  Recently as part of my University project Android app, TintVision, I’ve been working on making the app itself accessible to its potential users. I’ve found a free-to-use “dyslexic friendly” font called OpenDyslexic. This font will be used for the user interface of TintVision and may also benefit dyslexic users in their day-to-day computing. It can …

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Nov 08

Research: Developing a website or user interface and using colour?

Hi, Recently I’ve been reading some articles concerning the use of colour in user interfaces and some design considerations that can be made to making your interface more accessible for colour-blind users. Two articles which I’ve found quite interesting are: “Can Color-Blind Users See Your Site?” “Use of Color Understanding SC 1.4.1” These might be …

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Oct 21

Research: Useful software for students with visual impairments and dyslexia

Dolphin provides some great assistive software for students with visual impairments and dyslexia. Ranging from magnification tools, screen readers as well as a reader with synchronised text highlighting and audio (to help users with reading problems). They’re definitively a software company worth checking out if you’re interested in getting helpful software.   Link: https://yourdolphin.com

Oct 20

New Research Category

Good evening, To accompany my final year project I’ve created a new “Research” category which can be used to jump to all of the research which I feel is interesting or important regarding my project and potentially more after I finish my University course. Currently this research will focus on accessibility issues for users with …

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