Thread Subject: Cooperation of ATs
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Date: Mon, Feb 26 2007 11:15 AM
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These are clauses appeared in draft 9241-20 relating to cooperation of ATs.
9.1.5 Providing interoperability
ICT equipment and services intended to work with other ICT equipment or
services should not interrupt or invalidate any accessibility-related
functions of these other ICT equipment and services.
EXAMPLE A device has a large number of USB ports so that it can
support the independent connection of a variety of devices simultaneously,
including multiple assistive technologies.
9.3.2 Supporting combinations of assistive technologies
Combinations of multiple assistive technologies should not disturb the
functions of individual assistive technologies.
NOTE 1 This may be achieved by allowing all information to pass through an
assistive technology to any other assistive technologies that are connected
NOTE 2 If incompatibilities are known, it is important that information
about these incompatibilities is available to the user.
EXAMPLE The outside of a product's packaging clearly lists
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