Standardisation Requirements for Access to Digital TV and Interactive Services by Disabled People: final Report to CENELEC on TV for All

Autor/a: CENELEC
Año: 2003
Editorial: Bruselas: Comité Europeo de Normalización Electrotécnica, 2003
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


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The EU has set the achievement of gaining “widespread access by all citizens to new services and applications of the Information Society” as one of its major goals for the coming decade. As such there can be no doubt about the ability of Digital Television to play a fundamental role here. Yet to achieve “widespread access by all” Digital Television’s usability from the very outset will need to be based on good design principles. Failure to do so may well result in disabled people, some 20% of European Society, being excluded from the essential ingredients of information, entertainment, culture, public discussion and debate.