WAI Video: Web Sites That Work!

As one interesting introductory resource for teachers and students, we have modified and captioned the video "Web Sites That Work!" with the permission of the copyright owner, the European Commission. This video was originally produced under the European Commission funded project DE 4105 WAI, financed by IV Framework Programme, Telematics Applications, by:

The modifications made to the video were done under the scope of IDCnet by:

With the support of the other IDCnet partners:

  • University of the Aegean
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Research & Development
  • Loughborough University
  • ISdAC International Association
  • The Royal National Institute of the Blind
  • Central Remedial Clinic
  • University of Linz, Institut Integriert Studieren
  • Hypermedia - L'École de Design Nantes Atlantique
  • Multimedia Campus Kiel
  • City University London

Downloading the video

You can download the videos with any Web Browser or FTP client in this URL: http://webcc.fit.fraunhofer.de/downloads/WebSitesThatWork/ (the access is anonymous and does not require any password). In the folder you will find instruction files in English, German, Dutch and Spanish.

NOTE for users of MS Internet Explorer: Please, make sure that in the "advanced settings" panel, you enable the option "Enable Folder View for FTP sites." If you are behind a firewall, you might still experiment problems when using passive FTP mode. Consult your system administrator.

Which languages are available?

You will find two folders in our server:

  • english: English audio version with captions available in: English, German, Spanish and Dutch.
  • deutsch: German audio version with captions available in German.

Which formats are available?

You will find the movie in two formats:

  • MPEG:
    • deutsch/WTW2004_de.mpg
    • english/WTW2004_en.mpg

    That can be watched in any media player. No captions are available for this format. Be aware also that these files are rather big.

  • QuickTime:
    • deutsch/WTW2004_de.mov
    • english/WTW2004_en.mov

    The SMIL versions (*.smi) are available for this format. You can download a free QuickTime player from Apple (available for Windows and MacOS).

If you are using Linux, you can use several players, for instance, MPlayer. Be aware that you need also to download the corresponding codecs for every format. See their Web site for further information.