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    Eye Communication is no Longer Merely Subjective

    Tobii Technology just let people communicate with their eyes, and not just in the romanticized Hollywood way. The...
    May 22, 2013

    The FCC Releases New Accessibility Requirements for Mobile Internet Browsers

    Section 718 of the Communications Act, has been implemented by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC),...
    May 3, 2013

    Smartphones are Getting… SMARTER?

    Sumit Dagar has spent the last three years designing and developing the first Braille-enabled smartphone. If...
    April 30, 2013

    Gloomy Reality about the High Level of Ignorance Concerning Accessibility

    Perusing the comments section of a recent article by the Wall Street Journal titled "Disabled Sue Over Web...
    April 24, 2013

    Disabled Australian's Access to Criminal Justice System

    Roundtable discussions about how people with disabilities are not being taken seriously by the Criminal Justice...
    April 23, 2013

    Multiple Organizations Collaborate to Increase International Accessibility

    Kharkiv Oblast, a province in Eastern Ukraine, was the site of a conference that aims to launch an initiative...
    April 22, 2013

    South African Universities Denying Admission Due to Disabilities

    In a common, albeit unconstitutional practice, many higher education facilities in South Africa have been turning...
    April 18, 2013

    Eyetalk?  For the Blind, Spy Gear meets Science Fiction

    Who would have thought that a group of college students at Florida International University (FIU), vying for a...
    April 15, 2013

    Giddyup! Horses can be used as service animals in Arizona.

    Individuals living with disabilities in Arizona now have a new breed of beast that is considered service...
    April 9, 2013

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    What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are organized by four main principles, which state that content...
    September 13, 2019

    Best Fonts To Use for Website Accessibility

    Font style is one of the most important considerations of accessible website design. Although screen readers can...
    May 20, 2017

    What is a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    Is There a Legal Requirement to Implement WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often referred to as the gold standard in accessibility and...
    August 22, 2019

    Checklist for Creating Accessible Videos

    Videos are everywhere and are being regularly-consumed by more people everyday. According to Statista, there are...
    April 2, 2019

    Make Your Hashtags Accessible

    Hashtags may be one of the best ways to reach new audiences on social media, letting people who don't yet know...
    February 5, 2019

    5 Quick Ways to Self-check the Accessibility of a Website

    Ensuring your website is accessible is imperative for business, legal, and practical reasons, but it can be hard...
    April 3, 2019

    What Is an Example of Accessibility?

    Sometimes, we're asked, "What is an example of accessibility?" An example of accessibility would be any content or...
    November 24, 2020

    What is a VPAT and how is it used?

    A VPAT, or Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, is a document that allows your company or organization to...
    August 21, 2017

    Why Is It Important for Accessibility to Use Actual Text Instead of Images of Text?

    On the web, we use images everywhere! Images (such as maps, graphs, info graphics) can be an effective way to...
    December 24, 2018

    Disability Statistics in the United States

    Many people are surprised to learn how much of the population lives with a disability.
    November 29, 2018

    What is color contrast?

    Colors are an essential feature of web design and how they're used is a core consideration of a website's or app's...
    April 20, 2019

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