Braille is still relevant – a Tribute to Louis Braille

General
4th January is birthday of Mr. Louis Braille (1809 - 1852). He is the inventor of script Braille - a written script for people with vision impairment and those who are deaf and blind. Though there is so much advancement in Technology, still Braille plays a key role in the lives of people with vision impairment and deaf blind. We see there are several arguments like "well, there are now computers that could replace Braille" or "audio books would be handy and there is no need of Braille" and so on… Correct, there are several alternatives but nothing could replace Braille. Here are some benefits of Braille: Braille is the only form that helps anyone with visual disabilities to learn spellings; by listening to audio book, there is perhaps no…
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TaxiForSure iOS app – review by a screen reader user

Web Accessibility
We have invited a screen reader user Mrs. Kameshwari to write a review on TaxiForSure one of the popular cab services in India. Objective of this post is to raise awareness and make issues readily available for TaxiForSure team. We hope the team would make its app accessible. Here is what Kameshwari says: Taxi For Sure is one of the renowned providers of cab facilities in India. I recently installed the IOS app for Taxi For Sure on my Iphone 4 to ease the process of my bookings. I am a visually impaired person and I use a screen reader (a software which reads aloud the elements on the screen for blind or low vision users) called the voiceover which is inbuilt with IOS. While booking for one of my…
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Happy and Accessible 2014!

Web Accessibility
2013 have been a great year in terms of accessibility as we have witnessed great response for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, seriousness on accessibility from several companies. We wish everyone a happy, prosperous, healthy and successful 2014. We at SG Accessibility continue to focus on speeding awareness on accessibility. Thank you for everyone who have been supportive and providing us an opportunity to help you building inclusive web experiences. Thanks, Srinivasu
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