visual modality

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n visual modality the ability to see; the visual faculty
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Usage

In literature:

Into the ineluctable modality of the ineluctable visuality.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
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In science:

This study proposes an expansion of the current bimodal (verbal, visual/spatial) model of working memory(WM) to a multimodal WM system, which includes different modalities like verbal, visual, spatial, kinesthetic, tactile, and tonal.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Treatment planning and seed implanting are most often based on the intensive use of transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) imaging. This is not easy because prostate visualization is difficult in this imaging modality particularly as regards the apex of the gland and from an intra- and inter-observer variability standpoint.
MRI/TRUS data fusion for prostate brachytherapy. Preliminary results
The advantage of multiple modalities is increased usability: the weaknesses of one modality are offset by the strengths of another. On a mobile device with a small visual interface and keypad, a word may be quite difficult to type but very easy to say.
A Prototype System for Controlling a Computer by Head Movements and Voice Commands
Nevertheless, there are several guidelines that rely on the specificities of the tactile modality. It is important to note that tactile resolution is inferior to visual resolution .
Design and User Satisfaction of Interactive Maps for Visually Impaired People
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