5.5.2nd WS. Main Trending Topics E.Ochoa

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5.5.2nd WS. Main Trending Topics E.Ochoa

  1. 1. Main trending topics<br />Estíbaliz Ochoa Mendoza<br />Fundación Vodafone España<br />Madrid, Spain<br />
  2. 2. Main trending topics<br />R&D<br />INDEX<br />3rd Generation of AT’s compared to the 1st and 2nd Gen. <br />Ubiquity and portability of AT’s<br />Improvements in user-interaction<br />
  3. 3. Main trending topics<br />1st, 2nd, 3rd Generation<br />1st Generation<br />2nd Generation<br />3rd Generation<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Main trending topics<br />1st, 2nd, 3rd Generation<br />Supporting developers in making accesible applications<br />Developers are capable of creating any sort of application, interaction and user interface. <br />Creating accessible applications, and accessible user interactions. “from scratch” requires a lot of work.<br />If the stock user interface components are accessible applications built with them are likely accessible<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Main trending topics<br />Ubiquity and portability of Assistive Technologies<br />Cloud computing<br />New paradigm in accessibility<br />3rd generation concept<br />Automatic-personalisation of any mainstream product or service a user encounters, using cloud technologies to activate and augment any natural (built-in) accessibility the product or service has based on a profile of the user’s needs<br />2nd generation concept<br />Adaptation of individual products and services for a person<br /> Creation of an user profile that automatically matches mainstream products and services with necessary features and configures them according to users preferences and context of use, anywhere on any device (PC, mobile, smart phone,,…), configuring the content and user interface including the accessibility of the product if needed (run without AT installation or with download and AT installation).<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Main trending topics<br />Ubiquity and portability of Assistive Technologies<br />Available as on a portable storage device<br />“Accessibility Portable Applications <br />in the pocket”<br />Range of free assistive technoologies and other applications that will run from a portable storage device without requiring an installation onto a harddrive. Examples of what is available:<br /><ul><li> Firefox Accessibility Extension - Make Firefox more accessible
  7. 7. On-Screen Keyboard Portable - Easily access an on-screen keyboard
  8. 8. Virtual Magnifying Glass Portable - A full-featured screen magnifier
  9. 9. DSpeech is a free screenreader that runs from a USB drive</li></ul>6<br />
  10. 10. Main trending topics<br />Ubiquity and portability of Assistive Technologies<br />Context awareness<br />Computers can both sense, and react based on their environment. <br />Devices may have information about the circumstances under which they are able to operate and based on rules, or an intelligent stimulus, react accordingly<br />i.e.:mobile phone<br />Human factors related context<br />information on the user, user’s social environment and the user’s tasks<br />Context related to physical environment<br />Location, infrastructure and physical conditions.<br />
  11. 11. Main trending topics<br />Improvements in user-interaction<br />Voice interaction: next user interface?<br />Software that can convert spoken words into written text has been available since the early 1980s, <br />Still can’t match the recognition levels of human being<br />Brain computer interface<br />Direct communication pathway between the brain and an external device. BCIs are often aimed at assisting, augmenting, or repairing human cognitive or sensory-motor functions.<br />
  12. 12. Main trending topics<br />R&D<br />Augmented Communication<br />
  13. 13. Main trending topics<br />R&D<br />Possibilities of Aumented Reality in a mobile phone <br />Live direct or an indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr9IKPvsjVo&feature=related<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIGH5WGMnbs<br />
  14. 14. Main trending topics<br />R&D<br />Thanks for your attention!<br />Estíbaliz Ochoa Mendoza<br />Estibaliz.ochoa@vodafone.com<br />Fundación Vodafone España<br />Madrid, Spain<br />

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