The mode that allows a combination of speech and other means of input/output. Enables a user to speak to an application while, for example, pressing a stylus on a Pocket PC or clicking a mouse on a desktop application. Also allows an application to speak to the user while it displays graphics on the screen.
Presentation of intellectual property in parallel, independent sensory modes, enabling people with one or more functional limitations to get at least the gist of the content via another mode, eg text subtitling, audio subtitling, picture descriptions and explanations, routes to other languages.
Refers to the availability of multiple transportation options, especially within a system or corridor. A multi-modal approach to transportation planning focuses on the most efficient way of getting people or goods from place to place, be it by truck, train, bicycle, automobile, airplane, bus, foot, or even a computer modem.
Multimodal access for PC, telephone, personal digital assistant and other devices allows input via speech, keyboard, mouse, stylus and/or other methods; outputs include speech, audio and graphical displays.