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Title: Making the mainstream accessible: what’s in a game?
Authors: Atkinson, Matthew T.
Gucukoglu, Sabahattin
Machin, Colin H.C.
Lawrence, Adrian E.
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Citation: ATKINSON, M.T. ... et al, 2006. Making the mainstream accessible: what’s in a game? IN: Miesenberger, K. ... et al. (eds.). Computers Helping People with Special Needs : 10th International Conference, ICCHP 2006, Linz, Austria, July 11-13, 2006, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 4061. Berlin : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 380–387
Series/Report no.: Lecture Notes in Computer Science; 4061
Abstract: Though accessible gaming is a well-established phenomenon, few mainstream applications of it exist. We present some of the work of the AGRIP project – an effort to develop techniques to render modern first-person shooter games accessible to the blind and vision-impaired. We discuss some of the low-level accessibility infrastructure employed in the game AudioQuake and compare it to other contemporary research. The project’s ultimate goals of generalisation and use of the technology in educational settings are also introduced.
Description: This conference paper was presented at ICCHP 2006 (www.icchp.org/2006/)and subsequently published in the series, Lecture Notes in Computer Science [© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg] at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1007/11788713
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/4461
ISBN: 9783540360209
ISSN: 0302-9743
1611-3349
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