Monthly Archives: June 2014

Accepting Nominations for the 2014 SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions

We are now accepting nominations for the 2014 SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility. This award recognizes individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the development of computing technologies which improve the accessibility of media and services to people with disabilities. Outstanding contributions through research, practice, or advocacy are recognized. Towards this goal, contributions are considered from academia, industry, as well as other professions that focus on computer users with …

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June 2014 Newsletter

Welcome to June 2014 SIGACCESS newsletter. The first article in this issue presents collaborative work by Ravi Kuber, Shaojian Zhu, Yevgeniy Arber, Kirk Norman and Charlotte Magnusson that uses geomagic touch haptic devices to improve the non-visual Web browsing process. The second article by Nic Hollinworth, Kate Allen, Gosia Kwiatkowska, Andy Minnion, and Faustina Hwang discusses a project that engages people with learning disabilities as co-designers in the development of interactive sensory objects. The third article presents the work of Dr. Stephanie Ludi to improve access to math and science lecture material for visually impaired students.

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