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From: John Keller
Date: Feb 28, 2013 9:24AM


<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=windows-1252"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><div>I'm involved with a team looking to build an app that provides additional assistance for people who might be using guide dogs through their phone. Basic idea is a voice operated application that could help provide navigation to specific locations, be that a restaurant, store, or other service provider.</div><div><br></div><div>I've focused primarily on content accessibility, any thoughts from the list on where to go for best practices or guidance in assistive technologies within mobile apps?</div><div><br></div><br><div apple-content-edited="true">
<span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium; "><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 0in; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: 12pt; margin-left: 0in; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 10px; "><b><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 149, 232); font-size: 13px; ">John Keller</span></b><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 149, 232); font-size: 9px; "><br></span><b><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 149, 232); font-size: 8px; ">VML</span></b><b><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 116, 170); font-size: 8px; ">&nbsp;</span></b><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(72, 72, 72); font-size: 8px; ">|&nbsp;</span><b><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: gray; font-size: 8px; ">GD UX</span></b><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(72, 72, 72); font-size: 8px; ">&nbsp;<br style="font-size: 8px; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 12px; ">--------------------------------------------------------------------------</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 0in; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: 12pt; margin-left: 0in; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 10px; "><span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 9px; ">"[The World Wide Web is] the only&nbsp;thing I know of whose shortened&nbsp;form — www — takes three times&nbsp;longer to say than what it's short&nbsp;for."</span></p><span style="font-size: 12px; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(72, 72, 72); font-size: 11px; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 9px; ">--Douglas Adams</span><br style="font-size: 9px; ">-------------------------------------------------------------------------</span></span></div><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><span style="font-size: 12px; "><span style="font-size: medium; ">_______________________________________________</span><br style="font-size: medium; "><span style="font-size: medium; ">To manage your subscription, visit&nbsp;</span><a href="http://list.webaim.org/" style="font-size: medium; ">http://list.webaim.org/<;/a><br style="font-size: medium; "><span style="font-size: medium; ">Address list messages to&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> " style="font-size: medium; "> <EMAIL REMOVED> </a></span></div></div></span></span></span></div></body></html>