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Re: accessible games [was: absolute positioning and screenreaders]

From: Carol Foster <c.foster@umassp.edu>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 09:20:25 -0400
Message-ID: <3E956F99.A1AED1B4@umassp.edu>
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

In case it is of interest, I just wanted to share the site of a new-ish
company from near where I work, Zform, which "creates games that allow
the visually impaired to play with their sighted friends and family on
an equal footing."  Their site is at http://www.zform.com/home.html.
I'm sure they would love to hear comments from anyone who has them.


Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

> David,
> there is a great difference between imagining the solution, and
> providing even a partial solution that works in the real world.
> imagining the issues that would help disseminate valid accessibility
> solutions is of course also insufficient.
> the fact is that many graphic games just don't translate into valid
> non-graphic games. it is really only in the delivery that one can be
> sure of their success.
> Jonathan

Carol Foster, Web Developer
Internet Publishing Group, Information Technology Services
University of Massachusetts, President's Office
phone: (413) 587-2130
fax:   (413) 587-2148
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