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Re: SV: Chat application for the deaf-blind?

From: Rakesh Paladugula <prakesh369@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 21:50:19 +0530
Message-ID: <4D501BC3.2030605@gmail.com>
To: Morten Tollefsen <morten@medialt.no>
CC: Lars Ballieu Christensen <lbc@sensus.dk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
I use "Instant bird" for gtalk. It is good for general chat but we 
cannot have voice chat in it. We can configure any chat application with 
it. I use it with my NVDA and is working fine.
On 2/7/2011 12:41 PM, Morten Tollefsen wrote:
>
> Hi!
>
>
> I do feel this is a bit "off topic", however designing rich web 
> applications for deaf blind is a very interesting design challenge. 
> The reason why I'm answering is that I'm working on a small prototype 
> called Braillebook. Yes, of course, a Facebook client, including the 
> chat functionality. This is a project owned by LSHDB (the Norwegian 
> federation of deaf blind, sorry I did not find the exact English 
> translation).
>
> I was also thinking about to cursors (and user testing may very well 
> show this is the best solution). However I'm going to try another 
> solution first. This solution is even simpler and works like this:
>
> 1: Write a message, press Tab and select the recipient
>
> (this allows chatting with several persons)
>
> 2: When a message is received a popup-box including the message is shown.
>
> 3: Received messages are also shown in a list on the page.
>
> The chat page looks something like this (at least this is the code 
> order) (translated in a hurry from Norwegian):
>
> Chat: Braillebook
>
> Write a message: [message]
>
> Select recipient: [list with online friends]
>
> [Send chat message, button]
>
> Received chat messages
>
> . Did you remember to buy fish? (to Kari Persen, 12.05)
>
> . The messages are also shown in a list below the send button. (from 
> Per Persen, 12.01)">
>
> . A pop up with new messages are shown when you get new messages. 
> (from Per Persen, 12.01)">
>
> . How can i notice new messages? (to Per Persen, 12.01)
>
> ...
>
> Best regards
>
> Morten Tollefsen
>
> www.medialt.no, +47 908 99 305
>
> MSN: mortentollefsen@hotmail.com, Skype: morten.tollefsen
>
> twitter.com/mortentollefsen
>


-- 
Thanks&  regards
Rakesh
  It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Received on Monday, 7 February 2011 16:20:55 GMT

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