ERIC Number: EJ425714
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Use of Fax Technology to Address the Reading Needs of Blind and Visually Impaired Persons.
Gerrey, W.; And Others
Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, v84 n10 p509-13 Dec 1990
A system is described in which blind persons use telefacsimile machines to send unknown print to readers at a centralized readers' service, and facsimiles of the items are read to the senders over voice telephones. The article describes the specifications for equipment and protocols and presents preliminary findings concerning the system's effectiveness. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on Danger and Opportunity: Technological Issues for the 1990s.