[games_access] mainstream ping-pong game, accessible for blind?

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Mon Jul 4 10:37:56 EDT 2011


Surely there's a wrist strap to keep it from flying outta the users hand?

BlazeEagle

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Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 06:59:34 +0100
From: "Barrie Ellis" <oneswitch at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [games_access] mainstream ping-pong game, accessible for
blind?
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Don't know if I'd be throwing my iPhone around to play table tennis - whoosh
there goes ?400 through the back window! Won't be advising my daughter gets
it for her iPod that's for sure. Looks fun though with someone elses.

Barrie



From: william donegan
Sent: Friday, July 01, 2011 8:32 AM
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Subject: Re: [games_access] mainstream ping-pong game, accessible for blind?


Hi,

This may be of interest: http://www.swingpong.net/

Regards,

Bill


On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Thomas Westin <thomas at pininteractive.com>
wrote:

yes, I'm just amazed (but not very surprised) they don't mention the
potential for accessibility


Best wishes,
Thomas

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On 30Jun 2011, at 7:27 PM, Barrie Ellis wrote:

> Very VI Tennis! Great find, Thomas.
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> From: "Thomas Westin" <thomas at pininteractive.com>
> Sent: Friday, June 24, 2011 4:46 PM
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> Subject: [games_access] mainstream ping-pong game, accessible for blind?
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>> Seems like a mainstream targeted, motion based game which should be
fully
>> accessible for bilnd
>>
http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/24/hyper-ping-pong-is-like-real-table-tennis-only-without-the-ball/
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>> Best wishes,
>> Thomas
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