Re: But Wait, There's More

From: Joe D Willliams (
Date: Mon Oct 16 2000 - 16:37:14 PDT

In this sense, the approach seems more like an accessibility tool,
making a floating configurable toolset window that interactors might use
if they know about it and it fits the application.
The DOM and the browser interfaces now provide about everything
you will need to make this work.
Best Regards,

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Sent: October 16, 2000 1:48 PM
Subject: But Wait, There's More

> Hello Again -
> At the risk of jumping out of the context of the current thread, I wanted
> add just a bit of background on where my use of the Magic Lense came from
> what I liked about it.
> The very short version is this - both my kids have Learning Disabilities
> perceptual problems, and I've spent most of the past several years
> researching the way they visually perceive things, which is quite
> than the "norm". In addition, I've worked on ways to compensate for the
> neurological activities that render their visual senses unreliable, along
> with the cognitive processes that accompany them.
> I latched onto the Magic Lens a few years ago when I was devising
> to force hand/eye coordination and other neurological activity. What they
> did for my kids was force the eye to track the hand movements a little
> aggressively than the standard mouse/cursor/menu setup. However, I never
> past this initial stage due to the need to deal with real life (pay
> However, I liked the concept enough to adapt it to the Hypermail Browser
> an exercise to see how it worked in a practical application.
> Thanks for listening!
> ---Sheldon

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