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Re: Assistive technology on terminals (thin clients)


From: Phil Teare
Date: Sep 26, 2007 8:50AM


I think of kiosk type situations when I hear thin client...

Are you thinking more along the lines Alistaire is asuming, Paul?


On 26/09/2007, Alastair Campbell < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> On 9/26/07, Phil Teare < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > Obviously most thin clients are online.
> I think you might have missed the mark there, I would have assumed he
> was talking about Terminal Services or similar. (Citrix perhaps?)
> I'm not sure how a zoom application would work? Presumably alternative
> browsers just rely on being loaded on the system.
> JAWS 7.1 (and I assume 8) does support TS but in addition to the JAWS
> Professional it requires an upgrade:
> http://www.freedomscientific.com/fs_products/software_jawspricing.asp.
> However, I've not actually talked to anyone who's actually used it, or
> any other screen reader with thin clients.
> Apart from that I don't know, you might have to ask the vendors...
> -Alastair