Development of a Mobile Application to Manage the Personal Agenda of People with Total Visual Impairment

  • Jaime Daniel Crespin Escuela Politécnica Nacional
  • María Hallo
Keywords: Visual Disability, Accessability, Scrum, Mobile Application


In this work, we develop a personal agenda mobile application oriented to people with total visual impairment, which works as a personal agenda supporting the lack of this functionality in existing applications. The application allows adding contacts, listing scheduled events, scheduling personalized reminders and notifying events to contacts. The project was developed using a research design methodology and the Scrum framework for the development of the artifact, Scrum allows for better planning of tasks within the development of the mobile application. In addition, it facilitates changes or new requirements that arose during the development of the mobile application. The project was divided into a total of 6 Sprints of approximately 2 weeks each. The mobile application was developed using the Kotlin programming language, and an integration with the Firebase RealTime Database was performed for the storage of a usability survey integrated within the application. For the development of the accessibility and usability tests we had the support of the PROCODIS Foundation (Promotora de Comunicadores con Discapacidad Visual), people with visual impairment who have experience using mobile devices. In addition, accessibility tests were performed using Google own tools for Android devices throughout the development of the application.



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How to Cite
J. Crespin and M. Hallo, “Development of a Mobile Application to Manage the Personal Agenda of People with Total Visual Impairment”, LAJC, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 100-115, Jul. 2022.
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