Re: monitor refresh rates & epilepsy


Subject: Re: monitor refresh rates & epilepsy
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Tue Jan 18 2005 - 21:50:11 EST


Thanks, thats a good idea. I'm using Win XP Home unfortunately - would
have to see if its included. VNC is great, i've used it before to link
Linux apps.

thanks
mC~

Andrew Nicols wrote:

>Have you considered using a Remote Desktop Connection with your laptop
>to your desktop.
>
>I use it all the time because my main PC (Intel P4 1.8Ghz with 1Gb RAM
>and 330Gb HDD Space) only has a 5 or 6 year old 17" CRT monitor with a
>rather rubbish maximum resolution.
>My laptop on the other hand is really really rubbish, but has a nice big
>15" LCD and a maximum resolution of 1400x1050. So when I'm doing
>anything processor intensive, or requiring large amounts of disk space,
>my laptop comes to the rescue. Unfortunately, it's not all so great for
>graphics because it just can't keep up with what you're doing.
>It's built into windows XP Pro, or you can use software like VNC
>Viewer/Server (www.realvnc.com)
>
>I don't know if that would help,
>
>Andrew
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-cec-conference@concordia.ca
>[mailto:owner-cec-conference@concordia.ca] On Behalf Of miriam clinton
>(iriXx)
>Sent: 18 January 2005 03:04
>To: cec-conference@concordia.ca
>Subject: Re: monitor refresh rates & epilepsy
>
>hi Elizabeth, and thank you. its really interesting to know about your
>work - i believe i talked to you about speech to text translators also
>at one stage?...
>
>i'm also dyslexic and as my 2nd line of work is graphic designer, i've
>been working lately on accessibility in websites. dyslexia.com is very
>interesting as one can customize the screen, text, colors and text
>only/graphical mode, its quite an interesting model, even if its not so
>pretty to look at.
>
>anyhow i digress... yes, 21in. flat panels would be lovely.. i'll have
>to count my pennies and save for one of those... any flat-panel would be
>
>fantastic. i find i can work at my crappy old Vaio laptop with no
>problem, simply because it is LCD rather than CRT...
>
>i'd also be interested to hear about your other work in the adaptive
>technology lab, accessibility in technology, as you can gather, is
>pretty much a focus of mine at present.
>
>best,
>mC~
>
>Elizabeth Hinkle wrote:
>
>
>
>>BTW - I run the adaptive technology lab at University of North Texas -
>>for persons
>>with disabilities including epilepsy.
>>
>>It has been found that the flat panel displays virtually eliminate the
>>seizure
>>problem - and actually the larger the better. We currently have
>>
>>
>21-inch
>
>
>>Viewsonic
>>flat panel displays in our lab - they run about $950. If you can
>>
>>
>afford
>
>
>>one, it
>>may help you out.
>>
>>Sincerely,
>>
>>Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner
>>
>>
>>Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner
>>Student Computing Services Manager
>>UNT Computing Center
>>ISB 129 940-565-4808 ehinkle@unt.edu
>>
>>
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>

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