Tectonic: OSS Giving Voice to the Disabled
May 17, 2006, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Frank)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"It's one thing relying on proprietary technology to write a
document, touch up a photograph, or send an email. But the stakes
are much higher when the technology may be your only communication
link to the world.
"This is the reality for people like Martin Pistorius, a
disability consultant who is quadriplegic and cannot speak. He uses
a head-mounted pointer to select words on a computer screen using
proprietary software imported from the UK..."