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Re: Accessible professional video conferencing software, does it exist?


From: Lisa Pappas
Date: Jun 22, 2007 12:20PM


Please share what you learn here; I'm in a similar boat,
searching for a tool to work with a blind colleague in
Brazil. And our IT dept. has the same prohibition on Skype.


Lisa Pappas
accessibility analyst - <EMAIL REMOVED>
Software Quality Process & Research
Release Mgt Division
Cary, NC US


> -----Original Message-----
> From: shawn klein [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 9:09 AM
> Subject: [WebAIM] Accessible professional video conferencing
> software,does it exist?
> Hi. A bit off topic perhaps, but I just got a job working
> online for a company in Brazil. They want to get me involved
> in some video conference calls. The great thing, for me, is
> that they don't have any software in mind, because this is a
> new thing for them. I, the blind guy, get to go look for
> something that works for me. The IT staff at the Multi
> Nationals we're working with won't allow Skype to be installed.
> I figure if
> there's a workable alternative that's a bit more business
> oriented and professional and secure, and also accessible to
> Window Eyes, someone here would know of it. Thanks for any response.
> Shawn Klein
> Lancaster, Kansas
> Skype:
> kb7clx1