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Blog Entry Mobile Apps Are Excluding Millions Of Indians Who Want To Use Them
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Sep 24, 2016 — filed under:
If someone were to ask you how many apps you use in a day, you might need to stop and count. You use apps to book cabs, to order groceries, make payments online, buy diapers, connect with friends... the list goes on. In fact apps, are becoming so intrinsic to daily life that without one handy you may have to think twice about how to complete a transaction.
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Blog Entry Where Are There So Few Books For The Print-Impaired?
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Nov 04, 2016 — filed under:
India publishes approximately 90,000 books each year in 24 different languages. We have over 16,000 publishers, and are one of the top nations for English book publishing in the world. Clearly we are a nation which values and fosters a culture of reading and passing on knowledge in different domains ranging from literature, to yoga, language, education, science, fiction and many others.
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Communication technology opens 'doors' for everyone, not only people with disabilities
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 13, 2014 last modified Nov 04, 2014 04:36 PM — filed under:
Today, most Americans overlook improvements made since the dawn of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) in 1990.
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October 2014 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 31, 2014 last modified Nov 23, 2014 04:40 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to the tenth issue of the newsletter (October 2014).
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Training in Use of eSpeak with Malayalam
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 23, 2014 last modified Nov 30, 2014 11:50 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) in partnership with DAISY Forum of India (DFI) and Chakshumathi Assistive Technology Centre, Trivandrum cordially invites all computer teachers for persons with visual impairment for a two day training in the use of eSpeak Malayalam with NVDA for reading and writing in Malayalam.
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November 2014 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2014 last modified Dec 15, 2014 01:27 PM — filed under: , , ,
We at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcome you to the eleventh issue of the newsletter (November 2014).
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When technology is able but the mindset is not
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 19, 2014 — filed under:
There are enough digital products and services to help people with disabilities. But widespread ignorance stands between them and digital inclusion reports Geetanjali Minhas.
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Blog Entry An Analysis of the Comments by World Blind Union and the International Publishers Association
by Rahul Cherian published Mar 30, 2012 — filed under: ,
Rahul Cherian provides an analysis of the comments by the World Blind Union and the International Publishers Association after the 23rd session of the Standing Committee of Copyright and Related Rights.
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March 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 12:47 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to March 2017 newsletter of the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS).
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Blog Entry Mobile Accessibility Practices
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Apr 12, 2017 — filed under:
Over the past few months the Centre for Internet & Society along with some like minded organizations had been working on framing a feasible accessibility guidelines for mobile apps which they could recommend to the Government of India, since there is no single standard in existence at the moment.
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