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Re: Feelings was: Text equivalents and cognitive considerations

From: Marti <marti47@MEDIAONE.NET>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2000 09:14:19 -0500
Message-ID: <001c01bf901b$177abe20$8bf89318@ne.mediaone.net>
To: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <jay@peepo.com>, "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
Cc: "GL - WAI Guidelines WG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

The 'TouchSense' mouse may someday let you 'feel' web pages as well as see
and hear. I did a review on the product that you can see at
http://agassa.com/reviews.html

There is a sample page too, but you need the mouse to experience it.
Marti




> I have been trying to find out since October when logitech launched their
> product.
> ie what a feely mouse and or site are.
>
> from the packaging its something like a games joystick.
>
>
> jay@peepo.com
>
> Jonathan Chetwynd
> special needs teacher and
> web accessibility consultant.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
> To: Jonathan Chetwynd <jay@peepo.com>
> Cc: GL - WAI Guidelines WG (E-mail) <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 10:33 PM
> Subject: Re: Feelings was: Text equivalents and cognitive considerations
>
>
> > I'm not sure. What's a feely mice and a feely site?
> >
> > charles
> >
> > On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
> >
> >   I now have 2 feely mice, due to the kindness of the manufacturers.
> >   They have not yet been launched in the UK.
> >   I have also upgraded to windows 98.
> >
> >   However USB is getting me down.
> >   I am not sure if my port never worked, if its the mice, the software,
me
> or
> >   what.
> >
> >   Has anyone out there got one of these blessed things to work?
> >
> >   Its not just my clients who'd benefit from a feely web, spiders rely
on
> it,
> >   and a few friends are desperate to have a go.
> >
> >   tx
> >
> >   just so you don't all think its off topic, when/where do the
guidelines
> >   extol the necessities of providing feely sites for people (like
> me(oops))
> >   who prefer this form of comms.
> >
> >
> >
>
>
Received on Friday, 17 March 2000 09:17:07 GMT

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