[games_access] Fwd: IBM, Accessibility & Second Life on radio 4

Thomas Westin thomas at pininteractive.com
Thu Nov 8 08:14:08 EST 2007


I was just wondering if we (someone in the SIG) had helped them out
in some way; then we could ask for some support for our cause

and they've obviously been inspired by existing games made by members
here in solving the interface

/thomas


8 nov 2007 kl. 02.37 skrev d. michelle hinn:


> My cousin is a VP of development at IBM and has been trying to

> search out some funding contacts for accessibility in general --

> it's been taking a little while to figure out what the best

> connection with them would be. Perhaps this is it.

>

> A number of us (Eelke has a grant to create a client accessible for

> the blind, I'm on an advisory board as an external evaluator on

> another grant focused on mobility disabilities) are already

> involved in Second Life accessibility projects from other funding

> agencies, which could become conflict of interest.

>

> But as Robert said, the question is what exactly we would develop

> that they aren't already developing? I can try and see if my cousin

> can put us in touch with this project group from an insider's

> perspective -- perhaps they might be able to sponsor us in some way

> just in general or in return for SIG work as evaluators of the tools.

>

> Michelle

>

>> Develop what?

>> Robert

>>

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

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>> On Behalf Of Thomas Westin

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>> Subject: Re: [games_access] Fwd: IBM, Accessibility & Second Life

>> on radio 4

>>

>> great

>>

>> has there been contacts with people in the SIG about developing this?

>> We could use some IBM dollars...

>>

>> /Thomas

>>

>>

>>

>>

>> 6 nov 2007 kl. 22.19 skrev ~:'' ÇÝÇËǁǐǧǾǥǢ

>> ÇÐǵLJÅB:

>>

>> > IBM, Accessibility & Second Life

>> >

>> > description on BBC radio 4 programme In Touch today

>> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/

>> intouch_20071106.shtml#transcript

>> >

>> > regards

>> >

>> > Jonathan Chetwynd

>> > Accessibility Consultant on Media Literacy and the Internet

>> >

>> >

>> >

>> >

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