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Digital Outcasts

Digital Outcasts

By: Kel Smith

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 05-APR-2013

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The blind person who tries to make an online purchase. The young girl who cannot speak due to a cognitive disability. The man confined to his home due to permanent injury. The single mother with a long-term illness who struggles to feed her family. With one in seven people worldwide currently living with a disability, the term "outcast" covers numerous scenarios. Digital outcasts rely on technology for everyday services that many people take for granted. However, poorly designed products risk alienating this important (and growing) population. Through a "grass roots" approach to...

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Pro HTML5 Accessibility: Building an Inclusive Web

Pro HTML5 Accessibility: Building an Inclusive Web

By: Joshue O Connor

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 10-MAY-2012

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Pro HTML5 Accessibility helps designers come to grips with building exciting, accessible and usable web sites and applications with HTML5. The book covers how to use HTML5 in order to serve the needs of people with disabilities and older persons using assistive technology (AT). It aims to be a useful 'go-to' guide, providing practical advice. It takes several approaches, including a look at the new semantics of HTML5 and how to combine its use with authoring practices you know from using earlier versions of HTML. It also demonstrates how HTML5 content is currently supported (or not) by...

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Joomla! Accessibility

Joomla! Accessibility

By: Joshue O Connor

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2007

Insert Date: 31-AUG-2010

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A quick guide to creating accessible websites with Joomla! Understand what accessibility really means and why it’s important Ensure that content editors and writers publish accessible articles Create accessible Joomla! Templates Understand Assistive Technology (AT) and the needs of people with disabilities In Detail Understanding how to create accessible websites is an essential skill these days . You may even be obliged by law to create websites that are usable by the widest audience, including people with a range of disabilities. This book looks at what...

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Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance

Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance

By: Jim Thatcher; Michael R. Burks; Christian Heilmann; Shawn Lawton Henry; Andrew Kirkpatrick; Patrick H. Lauke; Bruce Lawson; Bob Regan; Richard Rutter; Mark Urban; Cynthia D. Waddell

Publisher: friends of ED

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2006

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2009

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The power of the Web lies in the fact that anyone and everyone can access it, and this should also extend to users with disabilities. Accessibility is about making websites accessible to those with aural, visual, or physical disabilities, or rather, constructing websites that don't exclude these people from accessing the content or services provided. This isn't difficult to accomplish and doesn't require anything more than your normal tool set—HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, or whatever else. All you need to do is use these tools in the right way, and bear in mind the guidelines that exist...

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Art and Business of Speech Recognition: Creating the Noble Voice, The

Art and Business of Speech Recognition: Creating the Noble Voice, The

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2003

Insert Date: 08-APR-2003

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Most people have experienced an automated speech-recognition system when calling a company. Instead of prompting callers to choose an option by entering numbers, the system asks questions and understands spoken responses. With a more advanced application, callers may feel as if they're having a conversation with another person. Not only will the system respond intelligently, its voice even has personality. The Art and Business of Speech Recognition examines both the rapid emergence and broad potential of speech-recognition applications. By explaining the nature, design, development, and use...

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Maximum Accessibility: Making Your Web Site More Usable for Everyone

Maximum Accessibility: Making Your Web Site More Usable for Everyone

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 20-SEP-2002

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2003

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Accessibility is now a legal requirement for all national government Web sites in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the European Union. Throughout the world, many other organizations--universities, schools, and private companies--are recognizing that accessibility is a moral and business imperative; many are adopting policies aimed at making Web resources accessible to the more than six hundred million people with disabilities worldwide. Maximum Accessibility is a comprehensive resource for creating Web sites that comply with new U.S. accessibility standards and conform to the World Wide Web...