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Archived Projects

Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI)-Plain Sailing: Easy, navigable and personalisable access to digital information. MyDocStore: Enabling users to produce and navigate digital information independently, anytime, anywhere and in a user-friendly way. This project continued after the initial funding and the 'azzapt app' is the result of the second stage funding.
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Student Centredness Projects: Evaluating existing inclusive technologies across the University of Southampton's student computers, looking at their availability and accessibility. Bringing Inclusive Learning up to Date: Developing further guidance and strategies regarding the use of technologies by students with the need for assistive technologies.
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Aggregating Knowledge: The Accessibility Cloud aims to aggregate all the knowledge about accessibility into a commonly available, linked and searchable resource. Keeping it in Context: Accessibility issues will be categorised into perspectives to keep them in context with their intended use, e.g. pedagogy, technology and disability.
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PicBoard Communication Charts: PicBoard is an innovative symbol based communication software that act as a “low-tech” Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) solution. Helping Communication: PicBoard has also been installed in several hospitals in Ukraine and has been used to help children with cerebral palsy and adults who have had a stroke to communicate effectively.
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GO! Platform: GO! Platform is an interactive communication system in the school, which can take advantage of new web 2.0 technologies like, social-networking sites, blogs, wikis, and other web-based applications. Broader Horizons: This school community platform will allow the share and exchange creative teaching ideas and will give schools an opportunity to promote these ideas and facilities to much wider community.
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The Magnified Screen Reader: Magnifier is an open-source screen magnifier to accompany the NVDA screen-reader, which has been designed for visually-impaired users. Portable and Multi-Functional: Unlike similar tools found in Windows Operating System's, this multiple functionality on a partable and interchangable format, making it practical and easy to use.
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The project will explore the use of metadata to drive the creation, accessibility and commercial availability of digital content to dyslexic school pupils and elderly visually impaired.
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ALUIAR Project later named Synote Researcher: ALUIAR (Adaptable and Learnable User Interface for Analysing Recordings) looks at Synote, a tool that is very useful for researchers, in order to improve its usability. Improving the Usability of Synote: The usability of Synote will be improved by making it more adaptable and learnable, which could potentially increase its target audience.
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Video Monitoring Repository: InStep is a video based evidence creation application that allows you to make a repository of videos that are used for activity-based assessment. Videos of differing times can be looked at to identify the learner's progress. InStep as an Assessment Alternative: InStep may be an ideal alternative, as disabilities or special requirements may render standard assessment criteria inappropriate or impractical.
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Go mobile with your synchronised annotated notes: Synote Mobile will meet the important user need to make web-based Open Educational Resources recordings easier to access, search, manage, and exploit for learners, teachers and others.
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