Louis Perrochon, Andrea Kennel. Institute for Information
Systems, ETH Zürich.
Proceedings of the Symposium on Data Highway, October 1995,
Keywords: Proxy Server, Blind or Visually Impaired
People, User Interface Transformation
'W3-Access for Blind People' is intended to make web-surfing
easier for blind people. Structure information in HTML documents
is transformed on the fly into a form, that can be read easier
by visually handicapped. We assume that the blind computer
user is already familiar with a screen reader and already
working with a W3-browser. Our approach works with every W3-browser
and every screen reader. No additional software has to be
installed at the user's computer.
You can try it: Set your W3-browser to the proxy at <http://ea.ethz.ch:8080>,
flush your cache and start browsing.
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