Mery Pignatelli

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Text transcoders are web--server systems that produce, on the fly, a text-only version of a web page requested by a user of a browser. Although the potential benefits of text transcoders axe multifaceted and discussions on appropriateness of text transcoders to produce accessible versions of web sites are still ongoing, at the moment the impact of(More)
Text transcoders are proxy–like systems that respond to requests sent by user's browsers, strip images, multimedia objects, JavaScript code and change the page layout, and return the modified page. Although the potential benefits of text transcoders as mechanisms to provide alternative and robust user interfaces are multifaceted, at the moment their(More)
Although the potential benefits of text transcoders are mul-tifaceted, at the moment their impact on disabled web users is not clear. This paper describes an experiment aimed at evaluating usability of web pages processed by a text transcoder and used by disabled persons. Results based on subjective and objective data show how usability changes.
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