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    TVs Can Read?  They Can Now, With Dragon TV

    Nuance Communications Inc. has created a voice and language interpretation platform that will be integrated into...
    March 28, 2013

    Lawsuits against Banks Increase as their ATMs Prove Inaccessible

    Answer: Over a year ago. Question: What is the deadline when all Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) were to be...
    March 27, 2013

    Make your website accessible or get your checkbook out!

    In the past, large companies, such as Target and Netflix, agreed to settle lawsuits against them when the federal...
    March 26, 2013

    Speech Recognition Improvements to Microsoft's Bing Phone App

    Microsoft has been working to enhance its Bing App, most specifically, its speech recognition function....
    March 25, 2013

    Inaccessible Physician Offices

    A recent survey done of random medical practices in Boston, Dallas, Houston and Portland, Oregon, found that 22%...
    March 20, 2013

    Accessible Websites mean added Revenue and Fewer Lawsuits

    There are over a billion people across the globe who are living with disabilities. This segment of the...
    March 19, 2013

    Google+ Hangouts Just Got a Lot More Accessible

    Google has announced 2 new improvements to its Google+ Hangouts Program that should pique the interest of the deaf...
    March 15, 2013

    Its Beneficial to Businesses to follow ADA laws

    Some statistics say there are 1.1 billion people worldwide with disabilities. You could argue that these people...
    July 28, 2011

    OSHRC issues final rule implementing Sec. 504 of the Rehab Act

    The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) has revised part 2205, which it endorsed to implement...
    July 22, 2011

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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

    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

    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

    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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