With reference to different objectives, the activities are split
into several Projects:
Exploratory Research VOICE Project
JRC-ISIS supported the investigation of the technical aspects and the preliminary
activities in this field (1996-1998).
- VOICE Project TAP Accompanying Measure
The Telematics Applications Programme (TAP) of the EC Directorate General
XIII funded an Accompanying Measure, aimed at
extending the activities and developing awareness (1998-2000).
This Project is part of the previous one and concentrates on more specific
activities addressed to the schools.
The proposal considered aspects on the integration of deaf pupils in normal
classrooms for the Netd@ys week of EC Directorate General XXII (1998).
Exploratory Research ACCESS
JRC-ISIS is encouraging investigation on technical aspects
related to the access of people with disability to the Information Society
The proposal considered aspects on the access to education for students
with disability for the Netd@ys week of EC Directorate
General XXII (1999).
- European Broadcasters
Subtitling of television broadcasts, videotapes, CD-ROM, DVD, for
television, distance learning, tele-working (2001 proposal).
Group on Disability
A collaboration between the EC Services in the field of disability
is coordinated in the ISGD Group by the EC Directorate General V.
- JRC-IPSC Exploratory Research
SEcure and SAfe MObility NET (mobility aids based on transponder's
- Cochlea implants
Study on integrating speech recognition into hearing aids and cochlea implants
(EC Directorate General XII Medical Research).