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Re: video conferencing and virtual whiteboards

From: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 10:29:52 -0400
Message-ID: <00c801c13d29$b7be2590$e924f79f@OSC.STATE.CT.US>
To: <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, "Harvey Bingham" <hbingham@acm.org>
Should this be inserted into the minutes from today's meeting?

Kathleen Anderson, Webmaster
Office of the State Comptroller
Hartford, Connecticut, 06106, USA
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Harvey Bingham" <hbingham@acm.org>
To: <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 9:33 AM
Subject: video conferencing and virtual whiteboards


> Future conferencing will increasingly depend on video connection
> and interactive drawing (virtual whiteboard) capabilities.
> 
> Accessibility aspects of video conferencing and virtual whiteboards
> include:
> 
> 1. Provide aural description of whatever is purely visual.
> 
> 2. Train participants to use the descriptive techniques
> as now used with descriptive video.
> 
> 3. Consider speech to text to transform words into text for
> alternative display. These include braille, enlarged text
> overlay layer under user control, or alternative display
> for visual.
> 
> 4. Integrate pre-existing textual sources with visual and
> generated text material for merged description.
> 
> Regards/Harvey Bingham
> 
> 
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