A METHOD PROPOSAL FOR IMPLEMENTING ACCESSIBILITY IN DESKTOP APPLICATIONS FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED USERS

Livia Cristina Gabos Martins, Bruno Elias Penteado

Abstract

Currently, little is said about the accessibility-oriented desktop applications. In the case of this study, problems related to the application structure, which has characteristics of a legacy software, brings challenges that hinder the implementation of accessibility. This article shows an implementation of accessibility by applying the concepts of web standards in desktop applications, addressing factors such as controlling the events of Flash components to make data accessible to screen readers and communication between the layers of user interface and business taking into account information accessibility through the use of technology MSAA.

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Gabos Martins L. and Elias Penteado B. (2011). A METHOD PROPOSAL FOR IMPLEMENTING ACCESSIBILITY IN DESKTOP APPLICATIONS FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED USERS . In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-56-0, pages 287-290. DOI: 10.5220/0003495702870290


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@conference{iceis11,
author={Livia Cristina Gabos Martins and Bruno Elias Penteado},
title={A METHOD PROPOSAL FOR IMPLEMENTING ACCESSIBILITY IN DESKTOP APPLICATIONS FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED USERS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2011},
pages={287-290},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003495702870290},
isbn={978-989-8425-56-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - A METHOD PROPOSAL FOR IMPLEMENTING ACCESSIBILITY IN DESKTOP APPLICATIONS FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED USERS
SN - 978-989-8425-56-0
AU - Gabos Martins L.
AU - Elias Penteado B.
PY - 2011
SP - 287
EP - 290
DO - 10.5220/0003495702870290