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Peter Korn

Peter Korn has been working on disability access to computing since 1992 starting with Berkeley Access - creators of the first graphical screen reader and magnifier. At Sun since 1996, Peter helped develop and implement the Java Accessibility architecture, and wrote the Java Access Bridge for Windows. As Sun's Accessibility Architect, he is involved with accessibility of GNOME, StarOffice, Mozilla, Evolution, and numerous other projects within Sun. With Pat Sueltz he received the Helen Keller Achievement award for Sun's leadership in GNOME accessibility, and he received the American Foundation for the Blind Access Award for Sun's Java Accessibility architecture.