Jun 12

Integration Workshop at INESC

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Hands-Free Computing visited INESC to work through the interface integration with the Authoring Tool in readiness for the Alpha version of the Beaconing Platform. Work was done on creating functionality lists for both parts and making sure integration between the two elements was both practical and user-friendly.

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Feb 13

Testing of the Accessibility Tools for Beaconing

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Testing is under way on ‘Accessabar’, an accessibility tool which will be integrated into the BEACONING Platform. With the help of INESC in Portugal, blind and visually impaired users will participate in the usability assessment of Accessabar. The users will test the compatibility with screen readers and other assistive software, as well as…

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Jan 17

Keeping up to date with Assistive Technology in Mainstream Media

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On Thursday 24th of November 2016, Head of Operations Theresa Pruvost attended the second ATEC Conference at Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel. Theresa says, “It was really interesting to listen to speaker Hector Minto, who is Senior Technology Evangelist for Accessibility at Microsoft.  He talked about how Microsoft are embedding accessibility into all…

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