[games_access] We must get data sooner than later

AudioGames.net richard at audiogames.net
Tue May 8 17:10:54 EDT 2007


That would be a lot of bad hair... hahaha.... and a whole lot of bad more ;)
I'll stick around just as always!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Florio" <arthit73 at cablespeed.com>
To: "'IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List'" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2007 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] We must get data sooner than later



> Thank you Richard. I wish we could multiply you. Hundreds of Richard

> running around. A powerful force. Then I'd have to hear the way you say

> sleck stuky, however it's spelled about 100 times. :-)

>

> Best wishes please stay in touch and involved.

>

> Robert

> www.RobertFlorio.com

>

> -----Original Message-----

> From: games_access-bounces at igda.org [mailto:games_access-bounces at igda.org]

> On Behalf Of AudioGames.net

> Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2007 4:27 PM

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> Subject: Re: [games_access] We must get data sooner than later

>

> Hi,

>

> I'll try and get some new statistics from the Accessibility foundation,

> which usually has some stuff lying around - at least for Europe. By the

> way,

>

> for those who don't know yet, I have left the Accessibility foundation for

> at least half a year to work at the School of the Arts Utrecht (where I

> already worked too) in order to finish my PhD thesis. This means that much

> of what I did at Accessibility (such as GA.com, GA articles and GA

> research

> and stuff) is temporarily on hold *for me*. The foundation continuous with

> their game accessibility activities and although I tend to only focus on

> my

> PhD for now, I will be doing some GA stuff, like the HCII conference and

> also some stuff for a possible upcoming European project on game

> accessibility. I'll be available through email as usual so you'll probably

> won't really notice any difference. And I will continue my SIG-related

> activities as usual. And since I officially still work for Accessibility,

> but am only on a temporary leave, I will continue to watch over GA.com.

>

> Greets,

>

> Richard

>

>

>

>

> ----- Original Message -----

> From: "d. michelle hinn" <hinn at uiuc.edu>

> To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>

> Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2007 10:07 PM

> Subject: Re: [games_access] We must get data sooner than later

>

>

>> I'm waiting on information from the guy I know at the US census for

>> census

>

>> 2000 -- I have some of the data that I use in presentations (They are on

>> my other computer right now but as soon as I get the slides I'll put them

>> up on the wiki). But this guy can break things down by disability type

>> and

>

>> give us wider ranges than just "16-64 year olds" (which doesn't do us

>> much

>

>> good...). So hang tight everyone! :)

>>

>> Michelle

>>

>>>The statistics used in the original paper were based on the last US

>>>census

>

>>>back in the 90's, as well as from some UN surveys done in the late 90's.

>>>I

>

>>>have not had a chance to look for anything more recent.

>>>

>>>Kevin Bierre, Assistant Professor (kjb at it.rit.edu)

>>>Information Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology 585-475-5358

>>>102 Lomb Memorial Drive Bldg 70-2637

>>>Rochester, NY 14623

>>>

>>>

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