Re: Alternatives to a single bar code

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Wed May 05 2004 - 11:44:46 CDT

At 8:58 AM -0700 5/5/04, Edmund R. Kennedy wrote:
>Hello Steve:
>About the scanners. I like them but I would strongly
>suggest that a document feeder be required. While I
>use flat bed scanners all the time, I've often found
>them quite fussy about paper placement. Also, it
>would certainly make it easier for the disabled. The
>scanner I generally use are kind of old and seem slow.
> Are newer scanners quicker? This could be a
>usability issue.
>Thanks, Ed Kennedy

Are document feeders easier to use for the visually impaired? Are
flatbed scanners with "guides" better for the visually impaired?

It's not at all clear, and this question is the kind that needs to be
part of the research we do, assuming a project gets funded.

Best regards,

Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
tel +1(650)424-0202, fax +1(650)424-0424
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