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Web Accessibility and Usability—Can It Happen with Flash?

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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.

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

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Published date: 2009
Keywords: Accessibility, usability, Flash, assistive technologies, disability
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 267130
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/267130
PURE UUID: 7810fb40-f276-4abd-a162-08f8cc3aeaa2

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Date deposited: 20 Feb 2009 19:18
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:08

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Author: E.A. Draffan

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