Category Archives: Accessibility

Publishing Scholarly Journals in Universal Format- Physicists Take the Lead

The American Physical Society and ViewPlus Technologies have completed a proof-of-principle research project on the feasibility of publishing American Physical Society journals in a universally accessible DAISY format. They have […]

The Future is Near: Universally Usable Mainstream On-Line Publishing

John Gardner is blind and he is the founder of ViewPlus Technologies, a company whose mission is dedicated to information accessibility. He is also professor emeritus of physics. It was […]

Publishing Scientific Journals Accessible to the Vision Impaired

The long range goal of this research project is to develop authoring and publishing technology that can make electronic scientific journals automatically accessible to all people including those who are […]

VIEWPLUS MATH AND SCIENCE CURRICULA WITH FULLY ACCESSIBLE ILLUSTRATIONS

Math and science are difficult subjects for many K-12 children, and they are particularly difficult for students with visual or learning disabilities. ViewPlus is developing a range of accessible math […]

ViewPlus – American Physical Society Collaboration: Making Scholarly Publications Accessible

ViewPlus has collaborated with the American Physical Society (APS) to demonstrate feasibility of publishing APS journals in an accessible DAISY form. APS presently uses an XML (eXtensible Markup Language) work […]

Scientific Journals Go DAISY

ViewPlus is collaborating with the American Physical Society (APS), DAISY, and several other companies and agencies to enable APS to publish its scientific journals in the highly accessible DAISY XML […]

Making Journals Accessible to the Visually-Impaired – The Future is Near

Computers have revolutionized information accessibility for people who are blind or have other serious print disabilities. When information was distributed primarily on paper, it was necessary for a sighted human […]

DotsPlus Braille for the Mainstream Teacher

DotsPlus Braille was developed to facilitate written scientific communication between mainstream people and blind braille readers. DotsPlus reads much like grade 1 braille except that many intuitive non-braille symbols are […]

Easy to Make accessible Scientific Graphics

A person with a severe print disability can read figures from scientific documents, homework assignments, test, lecture handouts etc. using “audio/touch”. A SVG copy of the figure is opened in […]

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