Ανάπτυξη Android εφαρμογής «Deaf – Blind Communicator»
Development of Android application «Deaf – Blind Communicator»
SubjectAndroid (Electronic resource) ; Άτομα με ειδικές ανάγκες ; Κινητή τηλεφωνία ; Κινητές συσκευές
This thesis concerns the creation of the Deaf-Blind Communicator application for helping the blind, deaf and generally people with visual and / or hearing impairments communicate. The application is developed on the platform AppInventor of Google and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is designed to work on smartphones running Android. This paper starts with an introduction about the human senses, especially sight and hearing, the diseases of these senses, and difficulties of people with visual or hearing impairments. Afterwards, it presents some devices and mobile applications that serve these individuals. Then it describes in detail the functions of the Deaf-Blind Communicator application and how to use it. Finally, it draws conclusions and refers to the possible future extensions of the application.