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Multimedia Browser for Internet Online Daisy Books

  • Piotr Brzoza
  • Dominik Spinczyk
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)

Abstract

Visually impaired people have limited access to printed media: books, magazines, newspapers etc. Only one to five percentage of printed books and magazines are published in the form accessible for this group of readers. Nowadays printed materials are prepared on computers in digital form. These documents can be accessible for all readers. Paper describes a computer system enabling interactive online presentation of multimedia Daisy books over the Internet. The system cooperates with the Internet multimedia library computer management system. The main goal of both projects and their execution, is easy and effective access to information for visually impaired people. We focus on new feature of our DaisyReader which allows interactive voice reading of math formulas.

Keywords

Digital Right Management Handicapped Reader Blind People Library System Screen Reader 
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References

  1. 1.
    Brzoza, P., Spinczyk, D.: Online Internet Interactive System for Multimedia Daisy Books Presentation. Accessible Design in the Digital World Dundee (2005)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Brzoza, P., Moroz, P.: Internet Multimedia Library Accessible to Impaired Readers. In: ICEVI European Conference, Chemnitz (2005)Google Scholar
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    Brzoza, P.: Presenting structural information in multimedia documents. In: Computer Networks Conference, Zakopane (2005)Google Scholar
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    Brzoza, P.: Presenting accessible information in multimedia environments. In: Workshop New strategies for accessible information provision, Paris (2004)Google Scholar
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    Brzoza, P.: Virtual multimedia library accessible to blind people. In: Technology And Persons With Disabilities, Los Angeles (2003)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Brzoza
    • 1
  • Dominik Spinczyk
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Biomedical DepartmentSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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