[x3d-public] Accessibility working group -- Please describe solutions you have found

John Carlson yottzumm at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 20:39:44 PDT 2022

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On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 10:30 PM John Carlson <yottzumm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Has anyone tried this software?  Looks 10+ years old.
> Accessible VRML/X3D for the Blind - The vOICe (seeingwithsound.com)
> <https://www.seeingwithsound.com/winvrml.htm>
> I'll try this out and report back, but I can see currently.  Maybe I'll
> try closing my eyes.  Looks like the have wearable glasses as well.
> John
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 10:04 PM John Carlson <yottzumm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 13.  Also, to make X3D, XML, and XSLT more accessible to children, I may
>> start on something tuned to children, like Scratch, Alice and ToonTalk, but
>> oriented around lessons learned from X3DJSONLD—Document Object and Program
>> Synthesis.   It might be interesting to put the learning materials in terms
>> of cooking and recipes or perhaps something like CodeSpells.   I’ve
>> previously worked on “form documents”—a visual desktop object which also
>> parsed and generated EDI and XML.  I think i will want to have good
>> traversal algorithms for hierarchies in general.   If anyone has seen
>> graphical (beyond text) traversal algorithms, let me know.   If someone
>> knows how to script XMLSpy, a demo of that capability would be interesting.
>> 14.  The last world building I was involved in was using BSXMUD and
>> LPMud.   Essentially 2D graphical MUDs.      Perhaps working on something
>> that could be incorporated into the Deaf VRChat worlds might be appropriate.
>> Primarily, i am looking for ways to be productive with X3D without using
>> a mouse or keyboard.
>> I do have LeapMotion, Quest 2, and a voice.   I’m considering what may
>> happen if i lose my sight and hearing and preparing.   I’m hoping that i
>> can continue use of my hands or body language.
>> On Tue, Jun 7, 2022 at 4:00 PM John Carlson <yottzumm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 8. 3D printing for tactilization.
>>> 9. 4D printing for tactilization.
>>> 10. Spatial Audio for hearing-abled.
>>> 11. 3D Graphics and transcription for sight-abled.
>>> 12.  Encodings for the deafblind
>>> Please provide a link and a sort description.
>>> Thanks!
>>> John
>>> On Tue, Jun 7, 2022 at 9:28 AM John Carlson <yottzumm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I'd like to collect solutions for disabled folks using X3D.  Here are
>>>> some possible topics.
>>>> 1.  Metadata (probably Vince can take the lead).
>>>> 2.  XR and WebXR input devices for disabled (sightless, hearingless,
>>>> particularly).
>>>> 3.  Robotic input/output.  Robotic sign language interpreters,
>>>> Including ProTactile.
>>>> 4.  Haptics H3D/H3DViewer
>>>> 5.  Accessibility-a11y of X3DUOM, XSLT, XMLSchema to deaf-blind.  Do
>>>> Braille/alphabets really cut it?  Can we do something
>>>> with internationalization--i18n or localization--l10n?
>>>> 6. SAI binding for deaf-blind programming languages.
>>>> 7.  Making anchors "hearable" with the Spatial Audio nodes.
>>>> Many of us will go deaf and or blind over the years.  So this means
>>>> helping your future self...be motivated.
>>>> For me, this goes back to 1991-1992 when I wanted to create a dance
>>>> programming language.
>>>> I plan to collect the resources, and then format them for the X3D
>>>> Resource page.
>>>> John
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