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Digital Multimedia 3rd Ed. 13 Accessibility

Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman

Published by MacAvon Media, 36 pages.

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This is Chapter 13, Accessibility, from Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition. It introduces accessibility issues and describes methods of making multimedia accessible.

First published 2009-02-27

This chapter includes discussions of the following topics:

  • Background: Problems with Access. Assistive Technology. WAI Content. Accessibility Guidelines. Structural Markup. PDF and Flash.
  • Textual Alternatives: Still Images. Time-Based Media.
  • Accessible Multimedia Content: Colour. Motion. Text.
  • Interactivity: Keyboard Access. AJAX. Timing and Error Recovery.

Page numbering in this chapter follows that of the printed book, for purposes of cross-reference.

This chapter also includes Key Points and end of chapter exercises. Sample answers to the Test Questions can be found on the book’s support site.

A complete Table of Contents for Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition is also available for free download from the book’s support site.

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