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Home Page Reader to Improve Web Accessibility
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User Experience Accomplishment | 1997
IBM researchers: Chieko Asakawa, Takashi Itoh
Where the work was done: IBM Tokyo Research Lab
What we accomplished: The first product on the market to provide effective internet access for blind people. Asakawa and Itoh's work had an impact on Web standards and successive assistive technologies.
Related links: Wikipedia Article; TED Talk by Chieko Asakawa; ACM SIGACCESS 1998 Best Paper Award & 2013 Impact Award
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