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Requirements for the Interconnection of Assistive Technology Devices and Information and Communication Technology Systems

John Gill

July 2001


Contents

1 Introduction

2 Scenarios

3 The Interface

4 The Questionnaire

5 Recommendations

Appendix 1 Websites

Appendix 2 Relevant Assistive Devices in ISO 9999

Appendix 3 The Wireless Interconnection Technologies

Appendix 4 The Questionnaire

Appendix 5 Responses to the Questionnaire

Appendix 6 Alternate User Interface Standard


Appendix 2

Relevant Assistive Devices in ISO 9999

ISO 9999 Technical Aids for Disabled Persons - Classification (1998) describes of technical aids for disabled persons. It is restricted to those technical aids which are used mainly by an individual disabled person. However few of the devices have the potential to be interconnected to information and communication technology systems; the table lists the relevant devices according to the ISO 9999 classification system.

Classification code

Description

12 39 06

Electronic orientation aids

12 39 09

Acoustic navigation aids (sound beacons)

21 06 03

Image enlarging video system

21 06 06

Character reading machine

21 09 03

Input units (eg speech recognition)

21 09 06

Keyboard and control systems

21 09 09

Printers and plotters (eg Braille)

21 09 12

Displays

21 09 15

Devices for synthetic speech

21 09 27

Software for input and output modification

21 15 09

Dedicated word processors

21 15 15

Electric Braille writers

21 24

Aids for drawing and handwriting

21 33 09

Decoders for videotext

21 33 12

CCTV

21 36 09

telephones with text input or output

21 42 09

Portable dialogue units

21 42 12

Voice generators

21 42 15

Voice amplifiers

21 45

Hearing aids

21 45 15

Tactile hearing aids

21 48 03

Door signals

21 51 03

Personal emergency alarm systems

21 51 06

Attack alarms for epileptics

21 51 09

Fire alarms

24 09

Operating controls and devices

24 12

Environmental control systems

Appendix 3

 



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