CELL PHONE MANUALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS
by John Mattioli
In a recent press release, Motorola announced plans to make manuals
for their cellular telephones available in alternative formats for visually
impaired customers. Motorola has joined forces with Illinois-based
Horizons for the Blind, an organization dedicated to improving the quality
of life and assisting people who are blind or visually impaired.
Motorola said it is the first cellular phone manufacturer to offer
such alternative solutions for those unable to utilize traditional
Unfortunately, Motorola representatives have been attending trade
shows recently, and were unavailable for comment. It appears that plans
for producing accessible documentation are in early stages and that manuals
are probably not available yet. Stay tuned for further developments.
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