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XForms: XML Powered Web Forms by T.V. Raman

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Chapter 10. Multimodal Access

Multimodal Interaction for Ubiquitous Access

XForms’ separation of the model from the view makes it ideally suited to become a key building block for enabling ubiquitous access to Web applications and Web services. We focused on putting a human face to such Web services using XForms in Chapter 9; this chapter focuses on ensuring that the human facing interfaces we create are accessible from a variety of interaction modalities and access devices.

The focus in this chapter will be on accessing such information services with devices that vary in their capability; we will turn this around in the chapter on accessibility (see Chapter 11) where we will focus on ensuring that these same applications can be delivered to users ...

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