If you're planning a conference in a public space in the United States, then ADA-level accessibility is pretty much a given, especially in any facility built since 1990. But there are things you can do to close the gaps for disabled attendees.
DAISY is a specialized text reader format that can be used for anything from textbooks to news articles.
Seth Kenlon gives a step-by-step guide to installing and configuring audible interface Emacspeak.
Traditional work paradigms are collapsing. Shaun Gillies says open source models offer a more humane future of and for "work."
Kendell Clark shares how he fell in love with Linux and why he is on a mission to make it as accessible as possible.
After losing his larynx to cancer earlier this year, Ken Starks has become a major proponent of improving the quality of Linux text-to-speech (TTS) software.
Priyanka Nag explains why learning about Mozilla was love at first site, and how the open source project and her role in its community are helping deliver an open web to India.
Assistive technology such as Augmented/Assisted Communication (AAC), Text-to-Speech and Speech-to-Text (TTS/STT), magnifiers, screen readers, and eye gaze systems enable people with disabilities to accomplish what others take for granted on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the majority of assistive... Read more
Linux accessibility is good, but could be much better. Learn about many of the free accessibility tools Linux and open source solutions offer, and find out about the areas that need improvement.
For future assistive technology devices to be fully accessible, the software and the device in use must be changeable and adapt to the individual instead of forcing a change in the individual's ability to adapt to an able world. Here are six reasons Linux is a great choice for people with... Read more