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Conference Session 102

Accessibility: Hi Tech for Access

Library Services to People with Special Needs

Congress track 4: Tools and techniques.

19 August 2013 09:30 - 12:45 | Off-site

  • Keynote: My computer is not dyslexic: reading, writing, and machine intelligence
  • Audio index Libraries are worth listening to! Audio-based library service combined with RFID reader and audio player
    OSCAR STENBERG (Audioindex AB, Sweden)
  • Downloading talking books to e-book reader in Sweden
    BITTE KRONKVIST (Swedish Library of Talking Books and Braille) and HEIDI CARLSSON ASPLUND (Library in the Municipal of Lerum, Sweden)
  • Search and read books online with PLEXTALK through DAISY Online Delivery protocol / DAISY/digital talking book players and recorders of your choice, DAISY authoring tools for libraries and local communities
    HIROAKI MIZUKAMI (Technology Products Business Unit, Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd.; PLEXTALK, Japan)
  • Free production tools to create e-pub contents and inexpensive e-book readers
    DIPENDRA MANOCHOA (Developing countries coordinator of DAISY Consortium)
  • Accessible multimedia contents in PC, tablet computers and mobile phones
    HIROSHI KAWAMURA (Assistive Technology Development Organization, Japan) and MISAKO NOMURA (Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities)

It is required to register in advance to attend this session

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Central Public Library, National Library Board Singapore (10 minutes on foot from the conference centre)

Last update: 25 June 2013