Offer real-time assistance
This feature would give the ability to connect to real-time, human assistance if needed. This feature could connect to existing caretakers, family and friends, or third-party organization’s paid support system. These assistants could either give text and voice support, or could take remote virtual control of the system to correct errors.
Discussion by Disabilities
The ability to contact a real person for live assistance can be very beneficial for users who are confused by the system and need some easy-to-understand assistance.
These products are free and their source code may be modified with few restrictions.
- ATbar – ATbar, University of Southampton
Related Research and Papers
- Dyslexia, eLearning and eSkills, (Pgs 84-90) ‘Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education’ – University of Southampton – Draffan, E.A. (2012)
- Southampton Accessibility Tools presented at 8th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility – University of Southampton – Wald, M., Draffan, E.A., Skuse, S., Newman, R. and Phethean, C. (2011)