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Featured Article: Video magnifiers / CCTV
According to the American Foundation for the Blind, a video magnifier, or closed-circuit television (CCTV) system uses a stand-mounted or handheld video camera to project a magnified image onto a video monitor, a television (TV) screen, or a computer monitor.
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More information about ATWiki
The intended audience of ATWiki includes all assistive technology users, relatives and caregivers of those that use AT, rehabilitation professionals, educators, and researchers in AT.
Types of content on ATWiki
- short articles, papers, and magazine-like columns
- demonstrations of AT applications
- research briefs
Subjects of content on ATWiki
- Types of AT
- Choosing AT
- AT Reports
- Creation of accessible content for web and computer applications
- Retrofitting web sites and media to comply with accessibility standards and guidelines
- How to design accessible technology
- Workplace / typical office equipment accommodations
- Household / bathing, showering, and other activities of daily living accommodations
- Case studies of successful uses of AT in all environments
- Literature review and research, annotated bibliographies
- And much more!