Apple eMac

Apple eMac
Standards Subpart
Remarks
§ 1194.21 Software applications
and operating systems.
The eMac comes with the Macintosh OS X operating
system (the eMac tested was running OS X 10.3.4).
Accessibility information for OS X is available at
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/.
Not applicable
§ 1194.22 Web-based intranet and
internet information and
applications.
§ 1194.23 Telecommunications
products.
§ 1194.24 Video and multimedia
products.
§ 1194.25 Self contained, closed
products.
§ 1194.26 Desktop and portable
computers.
§ 1194.31 Functional performance
criteria.
§ 1194.41 Information,
documentation, and support.
Please refer to the attached VPAT: Standard
1194.23(k) and its subparts apply to the eMac.
Please refer to the attached VPAT
Not Applicable: The eMac is not a self-contained,
closed product.
Please refer to the attached VPAT
Please refer to the attached VPAT and to the
OS X VPAT at http://www.apple.com/accessibility/.
Please refer to the attached VPAT
Subpart B -- Technical Standards
§ 1194.23 Telecommunications products.
Criteria
Supporting Features
(a) Telecommunications
products or systems which
provide a function allowing
voice communication and
which do not themselves
provide a TTY functionality
shall provide a standard
non-acoustic connection
point for TTYs.
Microphones shall be
capable of being turned on
and off to allow the user to
intermix speech with TTY
use.
(b) Telecommunications
products which include
voice communication
functionality shall support
all commonly used crossmanufacturer nonproprietary standard TTY
signal protocols.
(c) Voice mail, autoattendant, and interactive
voice response
telecommunications
systems shall be usable by
TTY users with their TTYs.
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Not Applicable
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Remarks and explanations
voice response
telecommunications
systems shall be usable by
TTY users with their TTYs.
(d) Voice mail, messaging,
auto-attendant, and
interactive voice response
telecommunications
systems that require a
response from a user
within a time interval,
shall give an alert when
the time interval is about
to run out, and shall
provide sufficient time for
the user to indicate more
time is required.
(e) Where provided, caller
identification and similar
telecommunications
functions shall also be
available for users of TTYs,
and for users who cannot
see displays.
(f) For transmitted voice
signals,
telecommunications
products shall provide a
gain adjustable up to a
minimum of 20 dB. For
incremental volume
control, at least one
intermediate step of 12 dB
of gain shall be provided.
(g) If the
telecommunications
product allows a user to
adjust the receive volume,
a function shall be
provided to automatically
reset the volume to the
default level after every
use.
(h) Where a
telecommunications
product delivers output by
an audio transducer which
is normally held up to the
ear, a means for effective
magnetic wireless coupling
to hearing technologies
shall be provided.
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(i) Interference to hearing
technologies (including
hearing aids, cochlear
implants, and assistive
listening devices) shall be
reduced to the lowest
possible level that allows a
user of hearing
technologies to utilize the
telecommunications
product.
(j) Products that transmit
or conduct information or
communication, shall pass
through crossmanufacturer, nonproprietary, industrystandard codes,
translation protocols,
formats or other
information necessary to
provide the information or
communication in a usable
format. Technologies
which use encoding, signal
compression, format
transformation, or similar
techniques shall not
remove information
needed for access or shall
restore it upon delivery.
(k) Products which have
mechanically operated
controls or keys, shall
comply with the following:
(1) Controls and keys shall
be tactilely discernible
without activating the
controls or keys.
Not Applicable
(2) Controls and keys shall
be operable with one hand
and shall not require tight
grasping, pinching, or
twisting of the wrist. The
force required to activate
controls and keys shall be
5 lbs. (22.2 N) maximum.
Supported
Not Applicable
Supported with minor
exceptions
Keyboard keys (F, J, and
numpad 5) have
discernable nubs to assist
users in keyboard
orientation. The power
button on the eMac is flush
with the surface and is
located on the right side
near the back of the
machine, behind the
cabling area. It has a
slight tactile quality but
may be difficult to locate,
although it is the only
button there.
grasping, pinching, or
twisting of the wrist. The
force required to activate
controls and keys shall be
5 lbs. (22.2 N) maximum.
(3) If key repeat is
supported, the delay
before repeat shall be
adjustable to at least 2
seconds. Key repeat rate
shall be adjustable to 2
seconds per character.
(4) The status of all
locking or toggle controls
or keys shall be visually
discernible, and discernible
either through touch or
sound.
Supported
This delay is configurable
with the OSX operating
system.
Supported with minor
exception
Caps Lock is the only key
with a visible locking
indicator on the keyboard
itself: it shows a light
when caps lock is on, but
this is not discernable by
touch. When the OS'
Sticky Keys feature is
turned on, the locking
status of the Shift,
Control, Option and Apple
keys is made visible on the
screen.
§ 1194.24 Video and multimedia products.
Criteria
Supporting Features
(a) All analog television
displays 13 inches and
larger, and computer
equipment that includes
analog television receiver
or display circuitry, shall
be equipped with caption
decoder circuitry which
appropriately receives,
decodes, and displays
closed captions from
broadcast, cable,
videotape, and DVD
signals. As soon as
practicable, but not later
than July 1, 2002,
widescreen digital
television (DTV) displays
measuring at least 7.8
inches vertically, DTV sets
with conventional displays
measuring at least 13
inches vertically, and
stand-alone DTV tuners,
whether or not they are
marketed with display
screens, and computer
equipment that includes
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Remarks and explanations
inches vertically, and
stand-alone DTV tuners,
whether or not they are
marketed with display
screens, and computer
equipment that includes
DTV receiver or display
circuitry, shall be equipped
with caption decoder
circuitry which
appropriately receives,
decodes, and displays
closed captions from
broadcast, cable,
videotape, and DVD
signals.
(b) Television tuners,
including tuner cards for
use in computers, shall be
equipped with secondary
audio program playback
circuitry.
(c) All training and
informational video and
multimedia productions
which support the
agency's mission,
regardless of format, that
contain speech or other
audio information
necessary for the
comprehension of the
content, shall be open or
closed captioned.
(d) All training and
informational video and
multimedia productions
which support the
agency's mission,
regardless of format, that
contain visual information
necessary for the
comprehension of the
content, shall be audio
described.
(e) Display or presentation
of alternate text
presentation or audio
descriptions shall be userselectable unless
permanent.
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§ 1194.26 Desktop and portable computers.
Criteria
Supporting Features
Remarks and explanations
(a) All mechanically
operated controls and keys
shall comply with
§1194.23 (k) (1) through
(4).
(b) If a product utilizes
touchscreens or touchoperated controls, an input
method shall be provided
that complies with
§1194.23 (k) (1) through
(4).
(c) When biometric forms
of user identification or
control are used, an
alternative form of
identification or activation,
which does not require the
user to possess particular
biological characteristics,
shall also be provided.
(d) Where provided, at
least one of each type of
expansion slots, ports and
connectors shall comply
with publicly available
industry standards.
Supported with minor
exceptions
See 1194.23(k.1).
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Supported
The eMac has no
expansion slots. All
connectors are compliant
with publicly available
industry standards,
including USB, FireWire
(IEEE 1394), ADC, and _”
audio.
Subpart C -- Functional Performance Criteria
§ 1194.31 Functional performance criteria.
Criteria
Supporting Features
Remarks and explanations
(a) At least one mode
of operation and
information retrieval
that does not require
user vision shall be
provided, or support for
assistive technology
used by people who are
blind or visually
impaired shall be
provided.
Supported with
exceptions
Some feedback is provided
audibly, such as confirmation
that the system has been turned
on, or that Sticky Keys have
been activated. Operation and
information retrieval are
controlled via the operating
system, and are documented in
the OS X VPAT document at
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/.
(b) At least one mode
of operation and
information retrieval
that does not require
visual acuity greater
than 20/70 shall be
provided in audio and
enlarged print output
working together or
independently, or
support for assistive
technology used by
people who are visually
impaired shall be
provided.
(c) At least one mode
of operation and
information retrieval
that does not require
user hearing shall be
provided, or support for
assistive technology
used by people who are
deaf or hard of hearing
shall be provided.
(d) Where audio
information is
important for the use of
a product, at least one
mode of operation and
information retrieval
shall be provided in an
enhanced auditory
fashion, or support for
assistive hearing
devices shall be
provided.
(e) At least one mode
of operation and
information retrieval
that does not require
user speech shall be
provided, or support for
assistive technology
used by people with
disabilities shall be
provided.
(f) At least one mode of
operation and
information retrieval
that does not require
fine motor control or
simultaneous actions
and that is operable
with limited reach and
strength shall be
provided.
Supported with
exceptions
Operation and information
retrieval are controlled via the
operating system, and are
documented in the OS X VPAT
document at
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
Supported
Operation and information
retrieval are controlled via the
operating system, and are
documented in the OS X VPAT
document at
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
Supported
Operation and information
retrieval are controlled via the
operating system, and are
documented in the OS X VPAT
document at
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
Supported with
exceptions
Speech is not required for
operation or information
retrieval.
Supported with
exceptions
Operation and information
retrieval are controlled via the
operating system, and are
documented in the OS X VPAT
document at
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
and that is operable
with limited reach and
strength shall be
provided.
Subpart D -- Information, Documentation, and Support
§ 1194.41 Information, documentation, and support.
Criteria
Supporting Features
Remarks and explanations
(a) Product support
documentation
provided to end-users
shall be made
available in alternate
formats upon request,
at no additional
charge.
(b) End-users shall
have access to a
description of the
accessibility and
compatibility features
of products in
alternate formats or
alternate methods
upon request, at no
additional charge.
(c) Support services
for products shall
accommodate the
communication needs
of end-users with
disabilities.
Supported
Support documentation is available
on the Web in HTML at
http://www.apple.com/support/.
Some documents are available only
in PDF on the Web site, but will be
made available upon request.
Supported
Information about Apple product
access features is available at
http://www.apple.com/accessibility.
Supported
E-mail and phone support are
available.