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Re: Low Vision Simulation

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From: Elle
Date: May 29, 2012 1:06PM


Birkir:

I believe VisionSim only works with camera mode; in other words, I use it
on my iPhone to take a photo and see the results of that simulated low
vision disability. However, I will keep looking for something that
operates like VisCheck ( http://www.vischeck.com/vischeck/ ) where it takes
a URL and displays the results that way.



Thanks,
Elle



On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Birkir R. Gunnarsson <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Elle
>
> Can you use this software on the iPad with a web page. A colleague of
> mine has often used this with a camera to demonstrate the visually
> impaired experience to people, but I am not sure if you can use it
> with the phone's browser to simulate the web browsing experience.
> If so, could you recommend a particularly good website to demo with
> this software, ideally something like the BAD (before and after
> demonstration) website with the same page in an inaccessible
> font/color and then with fixes applied.
> Thanks
> -B
>
> On 5/29/12, David Ashleydale < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >>
> >> This is one that friends recommended to me that I've found really
> helpful
> >> (iPhone, iPad app):
> >> http://brailleinstitute.org/MobileApps/VisionSim.aspx
> >
> >
> > Thanks, Elle, I'm checking it out now!
> >
> > David
> > > > > > > >
> > > >



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