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“Imagine Cup 2008: Web-based Screen Reader Wins Top Accessibility Prize: Student designs technology that makes any computer usable by people who are blind”

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“When Jeff Bigham started developing a Web-based screen reader for people who are blind, he had no idea his work would bring him international recognition as one of the brightest young stars of computer science and accessible technology. He was just trying to help people.

“Bigham, 27, and a Ph.D candidate in computer science at the University of Washington, won the first-ever Accessible Technology Award for Interface Design in the 2008 Imagine Cup technology competition sponsored by Microsoft …”

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June 1, 2008