Recap: Bangalore Accessibility Meet-up – September, 2016

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This time it was just a lite meet-up with about 10 people. Though number was small, folks were energetic and enthusiastic. A quick summary of the event: Round of introductions - great to see new faces - people from Intuit, Bang The Table, AAMI, Visaetc Arjun of Bang the table talked about what they do, how BTT built passion towards accessibility, their learnings etc., Thank you guys, you are all doing a fabulous work! Srinivasu, as always, provided a quick update on what's happening in accessibility from highlighting Accessibility Summit (virtual event) that took place early in September; slide deck is embedded below Vikram from AAMI explained about their wearable product that would help people with blindness to have access to print material. It's a tiny device that enable user…
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Summary of Accessibility Summit 2016: Reports that designers and Developers love

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OK, next up was my good friend, a man of demos, known for mobile accessibility - Paul J Adam presenting Reports that designers and developers love. Paul has demonstrated report formats that designers and developers love and tips to create good accessibility assessment reports. His presentation was consist of Scoping the website / mobile app, Finding issues, segregating, navigation through report and advantages of such a report. Began with Scope. Scoping of project is critical and it's essential to capture information like: Does this project require any VPN access? if yes, ensure credentials are in place Does this project include any documents like PDF, Word etc., What are the standards that would need project to comply with; Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), Air Carriers Accessibility Act (ACAA), Communication and Video…
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Summary of Accessibility Summit 2016 – PM Led Accessibility

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Thanks to Joseph O'Connor, I have attended recent Accessibility Summit - a virtual conference on Accessibility that was held on 7th and 8th Septmber, 2016. It was amazing to see that summit organizers took as much care as they could to make the event accessible. Speakers have described everything that they have shown visually and closed captions were provided live. Ari Stile kicked off the event with a welcome note and housekeeping tips. She admired Adobe Connect as the platform has become much responsive than ever before but suggested audience to use wired connection better quality. Other option is to turn off the video; they keep running cameras because some people might love lip reading (either by choice or by necessary - again inclusion here!). First talk was by Robert…
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Announcing Bangalore Accessibility Meetup for September, 2016 – a bit unique this time

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When? 24th September, 2016 at 14:30 Hrs to 16:30 Hrs (IST) Where? 613, 2nd & 3rd floor, 12th Main Road, Indiranagar, HAL 2nd stage, Bangalore - 560038 Landmark: Above Watch World (Same lane of State Bank of India). Host: Sincere thanks to the team of Bang The Table for histing September 2016's Bangalore Accessibility Meetup. Agenda: This time, I would want to do this meetup in a bit different way. Usually, we gather and discuss about what are the latest in accessibility space and ideas to raise awareness about accessibility. This time, let's actually do an activity to raise awareness. If you are a product company such as a taxi service, e-commerce store, ticket seller, bank, entertainment portal, library or anything that serves consumers; drop in; we will help you…
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