InfoWorld: IBM Project Aims to Help Blind Use ODF Applications
Dec 14, 2006, 18:15 (2 Talkback[s])
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"When Massachusetts' government decided to use Open Document
Format (ODF) as the default document file format throughout its
agencies, a key concern was that ODF would not allow the visually
impaired to use assistive computer technologies.
"On Wednesday, IBM Corp. said it has helped solve that problem
by developing technology that will allow applications based on ODF
to better communicate with products used by the blind to access
visual information on computer screens..."