Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) has released the new version (version 0.1.2) of GNU/Linux distribution for CognitivelyChallenged. Cognitively challenged people face different kinds of problems such as memory loss, forgetfulness, attention problems etc. Therefore, the major objective of this distribution is to provide an accessible desktop environment suitable to such users. The major … Continue reading Release of new version of GNU/Linux distribution for Cognitively Challenged by CDAC, Mumbai
ALViC- Accessible Linux for Visually Challenged was launched on 11th February, 2013 by Prof R. Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Adviser, Govt. of India & Shri J. Satyanarayana, Secretary, DeitY, Ministry of Comm. & I.T., Govt. of India during the CDAC Technology Conclave on 11th Feb, 2013 at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi. During the 2-days technology … Continue reading ALViC – Accessible Linux for Visually Challenged launched
RPM package of GEM (GEstures with Mouse) has been released. GEM (GEstures with Mouse) is a mouse-gesture based input mechanism developed by CDAC, Mumbai for people with motor disabilities. It can be downloaded now from http://sourceforge.net/projects/gem-cdac/files/gem-0.1-1.i686.rpm/download or from http://www.cdacmumbai.in/accessibility.
GEM(GEstures with Mouse), a mouse gesture based input mechanism developed by CDAC, Mumbai's accessibility team for physically-challenged people can now also be accessed from Sourceforrge.net.
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), Mumbai has released beta versions of GNU/Linux distributions for Differently-abled people. These distributions are part of the activities being carried out under "Enhancing Accessibility for FOSS Desktops" project under NRCFOSS-Phase II at CDAC, Mumbai. There are three distributions specific to three different kinds of disabilities namely: 1. GNU/Linux … Continue reading GNU/Linux distributions for Differently-abled people from CDAC, Mumbai
CDAC, Mumbai has released beta-0.1 version of GEM (GEstures with Mouse). It is an open source input mechanism which uses gestures as input to the system. Gestures can be drawn using a mouse or some equivalent device like touch pad, joystick, pen tablet etc. Gestures can drawn either as single-part (continuous) or multi-part (discontinuous) as … Continue reading GEM (GEstures with Mouse) – a mouse gesture based input mechanism from CDAC, Mumbai
This one day workshop to be held on August 26, 2011 intends to highlight the current trends as well as to provide a platform for promotion and adoption of FOSS in the area of accessibility. The workshop is being organized by CDAC, Mumbai.
This one day workshop to be held on August 27, 2011 intends to understand the benefits and role of technology in education as well as to promote technology and FOSS adoption in educational institutions. This workshop is being organized by CDAC, Mumbai.
This post is related to the previous post "how to solve the audio problem in dell optiplex 380 desktop on ubuntu 10.04" and describes another optional method of solving the problem in case the solution described in previous post does not work. On my system, the previous method didn't work. But, the method being described … Continue reading how to solve audio problem in dell optilex 380 desktop on ubuntu 10.04 – Part 2
LibreOffice’s first release is near, but what comes next? It’s time for LibreOffice to distinguish itself as more than a clone of Microsoft Office or OpenOffice.org. How? Read at http://www.linux-mag.com/id/7943?hq_e=el&hq_m=1158951&hq_l=3&hq_v=4aebc3a786