Prototype of accessible media player for the web

At the TechEd EMEA conference in Barcelona a few weeks ago, during a talk on making web experiences accessible, we gave our first public airing of a video player written in Silverlight which is capable of meeting all of the WCAG 2.0 Time based media Guidelines up to AAA  (assuming a suitable media source). The…


Summit on Cyber-Infrastructure for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Last week, I participated in a summit on the technology needs of university students who are deaf and hard-of-hearing (“deaf/HH”). The summit was hosted by the Rochester Institute of Technology National Technology Institute of the Deaf. The primary purpose of the summit was to collect input from various stakeholders about communication and learning issues in…