Web Accessibility and Usability—Can It Happen with Flash?

Draffan, E.A. (2009) Web Accessibility and Usability—Can It Happen with Flash? Journal of Access Services,, 6, (1 & 2 ), 303-311 .


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Issues of accessibility and usability in relation to interactive multimedia Web content are discussed; in particular applications producing animation on the Web, such as Flash movies. The barriers that these types of technologies cause to some assistive technology users is mentioned, but it is stressed that with a pragmatic and proactive approach at the design initiation stage, it is possible to ensure that many more people can enjoy the rich media that the Web has to offer on a wide range of devices.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Accessibility; usability; Flash; assistive technologies; disability
Divisions : Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 267130
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Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2009 19:18
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 14:14
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/267130

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