A Virtual Jog Wheel For Quick, Accessible Navigation
The input method is a virtual jog wheel control on which the user makes circular gestures, which are then translated to linear navigation through the elements on the screen. As the user navigates with the jog wheel, a focus cursor may be displayed and the elements may be provided in speech output to the user. Also disclosed are potential methods for interacting with focused elements and for activating and deactivating the virtual jog wheel mode.
Publication Date08 July 2013
Tagsvirtual jog wheel scroll wheel navigation touchscreen accessibility blind screen reader text to speech
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