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Kurt Weimann,

Kurt Weimann 


Design of a framework for multimodal systems called SAMMI. This multimodal system is designed for flexible usage, enabling access to an interactive system for a broad range of different users. The provision of different and alternative modes is at the same time a great milestone towards universal access, but is still not sufficient. To become suitable for a wide range of users multimodal systems need to incorporate adaptable and adaptive components.

  • Supporting the development of guidelines to ensure web accessibility through integration of automatic and manual web site evaluation tools:
  • Convergence of Interactive Digital TV and Web technologies:
  • Accessible hypermedia systems including speech, tactile graphics, Braille and force feedback: 


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  • Petrie, H.; Fisher, W.; Weimann, K.;Weber, G.: Augmenting Icons for Deaf Computer Users, Proc. CHI 2004, April 24–29, 2004, Vienna, Austria, ACM, pp. 1131-1134
  • Albers, S., Clement, M., Schneider, H., Weber, G., Haffner, C., Weimann, K., Lehmann-Matthaei, B., Waldtmann, S.: DigiFiSH – Digitales Fernsehen in Schleswig-Holstein. Eine Studie im Auftrag der Innovationsstiftung Schleswig-Holstein. Kiel 2005.
  • Weimann, K., Völkel, T., Weber, G. (2005). Case study: analysis of governmental web portals and their degree of adaptability. Stephanidis, C. (ed.), Proceedings of HCI International 2005, July 23-27, Lawrence Erlbaum, Las Vegas.

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