Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

ICT 2010

Built-in accessibility assessment and interoperability architectures in products of the future

1122, 28/09/2010 (16:00-17:30)

Interoperability architectures provide adaptive interfaces and modern accessibility evaluation approaches for the design and development of products of the future.

The e-inclusion market traditionally incorporates advances in existing products, and this session examines the challenges and opportunities when designing such products. It presents interoperable architectures that provide adaptive interfaces and cover modern accessibility evaluation approaches for all stages of production, specification, design, development and testing. It will look at past and current projects and also focus on the future of accessible environment design as an option to single product design strategies (e.g. interoperability from one environment to another, such as home, transport, etc.). The aim is to maximise the results of future European R&D in the area.

Related projects: ACCESSIBLE, AEGIS, INREDIS, VERITAS

Websites: www.accessible-eu.org; www.aegis-project.eu; www.inredis.es; http://veritas-project.eu/

Coordinators: Dimitrios TZOVARAS (Center for Research and Technology Hellas, Informatics and Telematics Institute, CERTH/ITI, Greece); Evangelos BEKIARIS (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas/ Hellenic Institute of Transport, CERTH/HIT, Greece); José Ángel MARTINEZ USERO (Technosite/ONCE Foundation, Spain)

Technical description

Coordinator: Dimitrios TZOVARAS (Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Information Technologies Institute, Greece)

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Alexandru STAN, 13/08/2010 20:26

A very nice topic. Accessibility should definitely be an issue at design time and built in early and not as a late addon.

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Fausto SAINZ, 13/09/2010 15:36

The development of living labs design environments seems to be a very coherent way of developing interactive digital system for the population. It can be very interesting to further explore the implications of this approach to the future of accessible tools and applications in such design environment.

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Michael SCHEMBRI, 23/09/2010 15:03

we would like to know more about your project proposals since we are looking for partners

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Jiri PRUSA, 26/09/2010 18:14

I wiil take a part in this session

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Thomas FRIEHOFF, 28/09/2010 08:26

I will take part in this seesion.

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