The International Conference on Universal Technologies
Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway, May 19-20, 2010.





Conference Proceedings

The conference proceedings is published by Tapir Academic Press, 2010.

A picture of the printed proceedings cover

297 pages, ISBN 978-82-519-2546-4 (cover by Kirsten Ribu).


Message from the organizers, Frode Eika Sandnes, Magne Lunde, Morten Tollefsen, Aud Marie Hauge, Erlend Øverby and Rudolph Bryn

Web Accessibility Preferences Aren't for Sissies: Inclusion and Personalisation Approaches to Usability for All,
Jonathan Hassel, BBC (pp. 11-12)

Paving the Way for Inclusive e-Services for All by Identifying Enablers for Upcoming Interaction Technologies
Martin Böcker, Helge Hüttenrauch, Michael Pluke, Alejandro Rodriguez-Ascaso and Matthias Schneider (pp. 13-23)

Design-for-all in ICT – Management and Networking
Christian Bühler (pp. 24-33)

Diversity in age: the challenges of reaching the ‘hard to reach’
Suzette Keith (pp. 34-45)

Guidelines for increasing the accessibility of sustained e-services
Riitta Hellman (pp. 46-58)

Mobile Health Care and Health Behavior Change – Development of a System for Virtual Counseling based on Written Diary Questionnaires and Situational Feedback
Hilde Eide (pp. 59-70)

Using GIS Platforms to Support Accessibility: the case of GIS UTAD
Hugo Fernandes, Telmo Adão, Nuno Conceição, Hugo Paredes, Pedro Araújo and João Barroso (pp. 71-81)

A novel low-cost design of a digital infrared pupillometer using a web camera
Peyman Mirtaheri (pp. 82-90)

Effects of common keyboard layouts on physical effort: Implications for kiosks and Internet banking
Frode Eika Sandnes (pp. 91-100)

Social software for accessibility mapping: challenges and opportunities
Harald Holone and Jo Herstad (pp. 101-113)

Accessibility and public traffic information
Didar Akrei and Bjørnar Pedersen (pp. 114-130)

Making the creative accessible - Using design and description to make movies more accessible for a visually impaired audience
Ida Solvang, Trond Ausland, Magne Lunde and Miriam E. N. Begnum (pp. 131-141)

A Holistic approach to Web accessibility and Universal Design
Erlend Øverby (pp. 142-146)

PipeOnline, a web-interface for DAISY Pipeline
Olav Indergaard (pp. 147-155)

Usability and Accessibility Evaluation of the Upcoming Norwegian E-Vote Solution
Till Halbach, Kristin Skeide Fuglerud, Øystein Dale, Ivar Solheim and Trenton Schulz (pp. 156-167)

Validating WCAG 1.0 and WCAG 2.0 through Usability Testing with Disabled Users
Dagfinn Rømen and Dag Svanæs (pp. 168-189)

On the usefulness of Aaa-links for controlling text size on web pages: preliminary results
Frode Eika Sandnes (pp. 190-199)

The Use of Virtual Worlds Among People with Disabilities
Kel Smith (pp. 200-221)

Eye-Blink Detection System for Human-Computer Interaction
Aleksandra Krolak and Pawel Strumillo (pp. 222-230)

Enhancing creativity and play through accessible projector-based interactive PC-control touch technology
Miriam E. N. Begnum, Kyrre M. Begnum and Johan Finstadsveen (pp. 231-142)

Improving Computer Interaction for People with Parkinson's Disease
Miriam E. N. Begnum (pp. 143-253)

Competence building through a Universal Design Wikipedia-Initiative
Anke Rammler, Sandra Frobel and Christian Bühler (pp. 254-266)

Visually impaired teachers conduct ICT training program in Bhutan
Catherine Kalvenes, Morten Tollefsen and Magne Lunde (pp. 267-276)

Teaching Universal Design – How and Why
Kirsten Ribu (pp. 277-287)

Closing keynote: Two cases of bad Web usability: banking and employee self service
Kai A. Olsen (pp. 288-297)