pjones at metalab.unc.edu
Wed Apr 21 10:58:04 EDT 2010
technologies for access will be the focus of the colocated Web4Access conference
7th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility
html5 will be more in the WWW2010 track
On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Glenn Hennessee
<glenn.hennessee at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not going but NCSU (my employer) is sending a visually impaired student
> specifically to learn about HTML5 and accessibility. One of the promises of
> HTML5 is the <video> tag for displaying video in the browser. This will,
> hopefully and eventually, remove the need for Flash. Flash is a nightmare
> for the visually impaired and difficult to make accessible. It can be done,
> Adobe has put hooks in for doing it, but having captioned video display in
> the browser that a screen reader can access is the goal.
> One thing I haven't heard about accessibility of is the <canvas> tag.
> Alan Porter wrote:
>> Just wondering if anyone from the LUG is planning
>> to attend WWW2010 next week.
>> 19th International World Wide Web Conference
>> Raleigh Convention Center
>> If so, what are you expecting to see there?
> Glenn Hennessee
> Department of Chemistry
> NC State University
> Raleigh, NC 27606
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