Friday, June 03, 2005

Emergency text service for deaf

A sensible approach ...

"A new PSNI text messaging service will mean people with hearing or speech problems will be able to contact the emergency services using mobile phones.

The project was developed by the police in partnership with the Deaf Association of NI and British Telecom.

People who register with the service will be able to use their mobile phones to text the police, who in turn will contact the relevant emergency service."   continued ...   (Via BBC NEWS)

Emergency Text Message for Deaf - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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