Personalization of user accessibility options

  • US 7,554,522 B2
  • Filed: 12/23/2004
  • Issued: 06/30/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/23/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method for personalizing user accessibility options, comprising:

  • monitoring interaction of a computer user with at least one electronic device, wherein the at least one electronic device is electronically coupled with a computer system, wherein the monitoring is performed by the computer system, and wherein the monitoring comprises monitoring selection of larger fonts in multiple applications or documents;

    inferring that the computer user is having difficulty viewing a screen by way of the monitoring selection of larger fonts in multiple applications or documents, wherein the inferring is performed by the computer system; and

    configuring at least one system-wide accessibility setting comprising a font size setting, wherein the configuring is performed by the computer system based on having inferred that the computer user is having difficulty viewing the screen, and whereby font size on the screen is automatically increased.

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