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

John Carlson yottzumm at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 00:33:10 PDT 2022

HTML WG face-to-face in Santa Clara -- 05 Nov 2009 (w3.org)


Main Page/X3D and HTML5 Summary - Web3D.org

twice, but there's no wiki page or redirect, just a generic wiki page.

I was searching on: a11y "X3D".

I guess as I'm searching, I need to narrow stuff down a bit.

On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 10:39 PM John Carlson <yottzumm at gmail.com> wrote:

> One virus checker reported a Trojan in voice.exe:
> [image: image.png]
> 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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