Point Graphical User Interfaces (GUI)

  • allow direct manipulation of objects and actions
  • use by dragging icons or clicking a mouse
  • no need to have great knowledge of applications
  • no need to memorize commands

  • Point Problems with GUI

  • not accessible by blind or visually-challenged users
  • need other means of control when users' eyes or hands are busy
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for person with disabilities

  • Point Our Solution

  • "displayless" or voice-controlled application using speech recognition and synthesis interfaces to allow users to navigate a large industrial complex