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    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

    Clarification of Website Accessibility Guidelines on the Horizon

    State and local governments may soon get more clarification as to how to make their online presence more...
    April 8, 2013

    People with Disabilities Still Face Challenges with Electronic Recording

    Health Records and tools that have advanced into the digital age have proven to be a hindrance to some people...
    April 2, 2013

    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

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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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

    Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
    July 7, 2021

    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

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    What's The Difference Between WCAG Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA?

    In order to embrace web accessibility as a priority, you need to set goals and track your progress. The Web...
    December 17, 2021

    Why Autoplay Is an Accessibility No-No

    Web developers have plenty of tricks for keeping users engaged, and when properly implemented, most of those...
    September 21, 2020

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