iPod touches at McCord museum

Sambhavi Chandrashekar sambhavic at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 04:28:31 UTC 2010

Thank you, Colin. Q2 was more for McCord than for Fluid actually, like if
both the app and the iPod Touch are accessible, could there be a procedure
for all vision impaired visitors to have a great UX?


On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Colin Clark <colin.clark at utoronto.ca>wrote:

> Hi Sam,
> Great questions! Comments below...
> On 2010-01-20, at 10:58 PM, Sambhavi Chandrashekar wrote:
> > The late 2009 releases of iPod Touch 32 GB and 64 GB are equipped with
> Voiceover. Do we know if the units to be used during the McCord launch of FE
> are of this version? Voiceover has French (Canada) option available as well
> to go with the French language option of FE.
> We don't know for sure, but it's likely that they are up-to-date models.
> Perhaps James or Jess can ask Hugues about this when we have our weekly
> check-in call with him?
> > If the answer to Q1 is yes and if we expect vision impaired visitors, do
> we expect them to be familiar with Voiceover operations on mobile or will
> there be assistance available to them in using the iPod Touch with
> Voiceover?
> Realistically, I think the scenario for a user accessing Engage through
> VoiceOver likely involves them using their own device and thus having prior
> experience with it. It's a larger design research question to determine how
> might design for and support users who don't already know how to use
> VoiceOver.
> I hope this helps,
> Colin
> ---
> Colin Clark
> Technical Lead, Fluid Project
> Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto
> http://fluidproject.org
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