[Athen] Are You Connected 24-7????
dick.banks at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 13:13:40 PST 2008
Wow this is a super add. One of the best ones you have ever done. I
really like it.
On Feb 2, 2008 2:50 PM, Prof Norm Coombs <norm.coombs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are You Connected 24-7
> When you see someone walking down the street talking to no one, is your
> first thought that they need to go the nut house or do you conclude that
> they are deep in conversation on their cell phone using a nearly invisible
> earphone and mic? Americans seem to have a love/hate relationship with the
> mobile phone. Some people take them everywhere and are talking to friends,
> family, businesses and more all day. Others get actually angry when they
> see someone talking on the cell in a grocery store, in a restaurant and
> surely while driving!
> Cell phones have different degrees of accessibility problems for people
> with disabilities depending on the disability and on the features of the
> particular phone. However, in recent years, vendors have recognized the
> problem and have taken initial steps to compensate for their inaccessibility.
> When is a phone a camera?
> When is a phone a Web browser?
> When is a phone a calendar and an address book?
> Where can you learn about the accessibility problems?
> Where can you learn about some of the solutions?
> Where can you obtain a cell phone with accessible features built in it?
> EASI is presenting a brief live Webinar providing an overview of this topic:
> Free Webinar Snapshot: Accessible Cell Phones: Wed. Feb. 6 - 2PM EASTERN
> Presenter: Joel Isaacs
> Do you have trouble seeing the small icons or text on your phone? Do you
> have trouble using the small keys? Do you need a phone that speaks its
> menus? Joel will discuss the results of his research describing which
> phones work best for which situation. There may be one for you.
> You can register for this Webinar reserve a seat in the virtual room at:
> This announcement and the webinar are sponsored by EASI (Equal Access to
> Software and Information)
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