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The book is available as a single PDF file (3.6MB), or individual chapters can be accessed in PDF or HTML format below.

Contents

Front cover
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1 Introduction
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2 Current examples of existing products and services for people with disabilities
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2.1 Introduction
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2.2 New technologies to help people with disabilities and elderly people
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2.2.1 Safe navigation with wireless technology
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2.2.2 Speech processing
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2.3 New remote services
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2.3.1 Novel broadband-based services: new opportunities for people with disabilities
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2.3.2 Access to video relay services through the Pocket Interpreter (3G) and Internet (IP)
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2.3.3 Convenient invocation of relay services
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2.3.4 Ways of using mobile telephones by people with dementia
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2.3.5 Implementation of an SMS-based emergency service in Finland
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2.4 Evolution of text telephony
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2.4.1 The recommendations of the Nordic countries regarding functionality for text telephony
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2.4.2 Mobile and IP-based text telephony ; Flexible text communication services in Sweden
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2.4.3 Mobile text telephony based on GPRS communications
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2.5 User participation in technology
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2.5.1 Example of procurement specifications: functional specification for terminal procurement in Sweden
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3 Smart home environment
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3.1 Introduction
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3.2 Smart home framework
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3.3 Smart home technology
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3.4 Products and services
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3.5 User interaction
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3.6 Realized projects
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3.7 Challenges
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4 Ambient Intelligence and implications for people with disabilities
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4.1 Introduction
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4.2 The ISTAG scenarios: a case study
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4.3 Ethical and legislative issues with regard to Ambient Intelligence
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5 The regulatory scene
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5.1 Regulation at the crossroads
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5.2 eAccessibility: European developments and targets
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6 The role of evaluation of accessibility
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6.1 Introduction
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6.2 Evaluation trends
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6.3 Mobile phone evaluation toolkit
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6.4 Case study: an example of how evaluation may change the design: ATM project in Portugal
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6.5 Recommendations
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6.6 Opportunities and challenges
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6.7 References
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7 What obstacles prevent practical broadband applications being produced and exploited?
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7.1 Executive summary
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7.2 Introduction to interactive management format
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7.3 Results
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7.4 Discussion of the results
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7.5 References
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8 From concept to reality
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8.1 New technologies
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8.2 The development process
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8.3 Legislation and regulation as drivers
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8.4 Conclusions
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Appendices
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I Scenarios for people who are not able to see
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II Glossary of acronyms used in the book
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III List of authors and members of COST 219ter
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IV Further information
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