[guispeak] Fw: BlindNews: Web without barriers

  • From: "beth" <fb-oe@xxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2005 20:45:26 -0500

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From: "Leon Gilbert" <BlindNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Blind News Mailing List" <BlindNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, January 07, 2005 8:28 PM
Subject: BlindNews: Web without barriers

> Full Press, Italy
> Friday, January 07, 2005
> Web without barriers
> By Mario Calamia
> The Braillenet System is a revolutionary system that provides access to
Internet for blind people.
> It operates by utilizing the black key present on the computer key-board
capable of commuting a text into the graphic screen of the Braille Code. The
result is a page with pictures, written in simple HTML to allow a fast and
easy access to Web, even to those who have an operating system.
> This extraordinary system already tested with the aid of Mr. Claudio
Caranna, a blind graduated phsisics, gives the opportunity to blind people
to use Internet.
> Professor Giuseppe Micali is the author of the system and the creator of
the Braille code graphic screen. He is an executive of the Polyclinic of
Messina -Italy and the webmaster of ASIS news, an online newspaper published
by the Italian School Press Association (School personel Agency accredited
by Ministry of Education, The Universities and reseash Bodies).
> On August 10th 2004 RAI News, National Italian Television Channel 3 Puglia
Region dedicated a special report on BRAILLENET SYSTEM
> The first of its kind, created and programmed by professor G. Micali: -the
search engine (www.braillenet.it) and online newspaper ASIS news both
exclusively devoted to blind people who have free use of the system.
> http://www.fullpress.it/articolo.asp?ID=11707
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