Thread Subject: Re: Some commentson theSpreadsheet (excel/html)
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From: Gregg Vanderheiden
Date: Sun, Jan 21 2007 10:55 PM
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Hi David Answers below marked GVGV:
> GV: We did create an audible method for locating buttons on
> a screen. But it only worked with a portion of people who
> were blind
> and is not recommended. It doesn't work across people who are
> blind, it is unreliable, and it only works on screens with a small
> number of items on it. Vibratory would have the same
> problems. So,
> yes, theoretically some could use this but no, you couldn't
> use this as a general approach for access to touchscreens by
> people who are blind.
> dp: how can I find out more about this and more details about
> the approach used?
GVGV: Give me a call. This was in the 1990s. it was early EZ access
stuff. We called it 'talking fingertip"
Curtis might remember it.
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