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Mulitmedia on Smart PHones

One thing that seems to be getting overlooked is the accessibility to multimedia when viewed on mobile platforms. Captioning and Audio-description, IF provided, aren't necessarily accessible (or available?) on EIT/ICT such as smart phones. The ability to select captions and audio-description needs to be kept in mind as the government jumps on this bandwagon, as it neglected when it jumped on the social media (e.g., ...more »

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Provide access to mobile apps from full computer browsers.

It should also be possible to use the mobile forms on full computers as well (not just from mobile devices) as many people find the mobile forms easier to use than that pages designed full computers. Larger, simpler, less confusing, less clutter/distraction, easier to use. Especially for more elderly users or those with disabilities.

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Accessible apps work better on mobile platforms

Since the beginning of accessibility work it has been recognized that materials and applications that follow accessibility guidelines work better on mobile platforms. They scale in size better, and lend themselves to representation (the core of accessibility).

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Unified Plan for Mobile App Development

standards & best practices for the following: - data and design - mobile websites - native apps - authentication - security - HTML5 & CSS3 - Native apps and MEAP tools - internal and public app store deployment - integration with Mobile Device Management With some standards for these areas put forth then agencies would be able to produce applications following the same procedures and tools. Money can be saved ...more »

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Secure Application Task Accessibility For the Severely Disabled

Implement a task command interface that allows a severely disabled user to "Ask What They Need to Know", "Say What They Want to Do" or access a Task Menu Display to perform application tasks and receive audio/visual feedback.

 

Analyze the proposed architecture for security and recovery defects.

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Elevate MDM to Mobile Service Management framework and architec

Although the need for device management is a top priority, perhaps we need to elevate the discussion to encompass a Mobile Service Management framework and architecture. Device management is a critical component but only a subset to an end-to-end management solution. Device management is important as it will hopefully start to shed light on the true scope of the mobility management and security issues – it is not just ...more »

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Develop a standard Virtual mobile app. platform

encourage the industry to define a standard virtual mobile application platform spec. that all major device vendors can support and implement. Like a Java Virtual machine so a application can be built once and run on all devices.

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Begin with Government Specific Requirements

Too often government strategic plans neglect legislative and regulatory requirements imposed on the agencies. Rightly the focus is on opportunities to modernize and participate in new models technical transformations can offer. For the Federal Mobility Strategy to be successful, it must be implementable without unduly exposing agencies to legal and administrative risks. Legal and regulatory requirements for security, ...more »

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Mobility Strategy Should Capture Needs of Those with Disabiities

United Spinal Association wishes to emphasize the importance of the federal mobility strategy's recognition of accessibility and accommodation of mobile devices and apps to the functionality, productivity, independence and quality of life of people living with disabilities. Devices like the I-Pad and smart phones have already opened new worlds of communication and functional capacity to those with spinal cord injuries ...more »

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Executive Director

Government Agencies should all have mobile apps. These apps should be held to the same accessibility standard as their websites

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Mobile Asset Management across the Federal Government

What if...? The Federal Government is the legal owner or tennant of tens or hundreds of thousands of servers, network and storage devices and probably millions of desktops and laptops worldwide... Imagine if a mobile app available on all pupular mobile devices could automatically scan, identify and assign location to every federal IT asset with a barcode. Then it could communicate that encrypted information over existing ...more »

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Mobile Apps for Agencies

Develop mobile app for each major federal agency that will enable the public to find and or locate information, data, and forms quickly utilizing their mobile devices.

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