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CSE’s Jeff Bigham, WebAnywhere in Puget Sound Business Journal

“Just imagine you’re blind and trying to go online at an internet cafe in Paris. Until now, unless you had $1,000 worth of software installed, it was just about impossible. But in recent weeks hundreds of blind people found their worlds opening up online with help from a web-based program called WebAnywhere.

The program was created by Jeffrey Bigham, a doctoral candidate at the University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering Department. He knew that many applications were moving from desktop computers to the web, and thought such a program could help blind people.

Read the article here.

July 1, 2008