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  • Browser-based video communication for deaf people 

    Wang, Yuan Yuan; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2009)
    This paper describes work in progress to to provide browser-based sign language communication for deaf users. The paper introduces the communication requirements for a disadvantaged Deaf community in Cape Town, describes ...
  • Connecting bridges across the digital divide 

    Tucker, William David (ACM, 2004)
    Connecting people across the Digital Divide is as much a social effort as a technological one. We are developing a community-centered approach to learn how interaction techniques can compensate for poor communication across ...
  • An IP based multimodal semi-synchronous rural telehealth service: Adding video messaging and conferencing to MuTI 

    Vuza, Xolisa; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2004)
    We intend adding video messaging and conferencing to Multimodal Telemedicine Intecommunicator (MuTI), a previous system that has already been in place in the target environment. This is to allow a semi-synchronous communication ...
  • Open user interconnect and quality of communication 

    Tucker, William David; Blake, Edwin H.; Marsden, Gary (Telkom, 2004)
    We looked for and found two situations within the South African Digital Divide where constant and severe macro-scale latencies would most likely interfere with the usage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ...
  • SoftBridge: an architecture for building IP-based bridges over the digital divide 

    Lewis, John; Tucker, William David; Blake, Edwin H. (Telkom, 2002)
    Users and computing equipment have varying capabilities that include the abilities to exchange text and audio, engage in high bandwidth communication, etc. As the technological options increase, e ective communication ...