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Series 15. 2019Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology Program Theses

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Designer's statement: In this paper I describe the need for and process of making Depict, a crowd-sourced image description tool to aid visually impaired web users to browse the web with ease. A big problem this community is faced with is the issue of lack of accessibility on the web. One example of this is the misuse or failure to use alt tags in HTML to describe images. Depict is a two-part project composed of a browser extension and website that provides visually impaired web users with a platform to request image descriptions from sighted web users.
May 10 2015
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Anezka Sebek (thesis advisor)
Katherine Moriwaki (thesis advisor)
Barbara Morris (thesis advisor)
Andrew Zornoza (thesis advisor)
Niamh Parsley (designer)
Parsons the New School for Design. Design & Technology Dept. (sponsoring body)
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In accordance with The New School's Intellectual Property Rights Policy, copyright is held by each thesis' respective author. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron. (copyrighted)

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