designing mobile interfaces for semi literate andilliterate people
19 Jul 2007 - 8:53am
8 years ago
>> but what could be the possibility of designing mobile user interfaces for semi literate and illiterate people. >> is using regional language a solution? >> is using more images, icons and combination of real+virtual world a solution? >> what could be the possible scenario for the people who are novice mobile user and illiterate? >> are there any good existing interfaces specially made for illiterate people?
The Motorola Motofone is a good example of where the use symbols, icons, colours, lighting and speech feedback help overcome challenges posed to first-time or illiterate users (or users simply frustrated :-) by traditional text-heavy mobile interfaces.