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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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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Recap of Bangalore Accessibility Meetup – August, 2016

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After a long time, Bangalore Accessibility Meetup got resumed and held on 27th August, 2016 at the office of Prakat Solutions. Thank you Team Prakat for hosting. It was attended by nearly about 20 accessibility enthusiasts, who works at different companies like IBM, Wipro, Cognizant, Dell etc., Here is a quick summary. This session was meant to know each other, share what's happening in the accessibility field and a few ideas as to what we collectively can do. Event kicked off with round of introductions followed by welcome note from Anu Biswas, Founder of Prakat. It's fantastic to see the passion in Team Prakat towards accessibility. Then a quick presentation was made to share update in the area of digital accessibility by Srinivasu Chakravarthula, Lead Accessibility at Informatica. Click below…
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Resuming Bangalore Accessibility Meetups

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Greetings on the eve of India's 70th Independence Day. It's almost 2 years that we, accessibility enthusiasts in Bangalore, could not meet each other. It was due to that I was relocated to Hyderabad in 2014 (recently moved back), then busy with family as we were blessed with a baby boy about two weeks ago! but I wish momentum could have continued. Nevertheless, I'm pleased to announce that we are resuming accessibility meetups in Bangalore and Thanks to Mrs. Anu Biswas and her team at Prakat Solutions, who are willing to host meet up for the month of August. About Bangalore Accessibility Meetup This will be a platform to discuss about state of digital accessibility, learn and share things about digital accessibility including WCAG, ARIA, Mobile accessibility, assistive technology bugs,…
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Accessibility Meet-up August 2013 – Summary

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Today was a mess. I was on my way to the August month's Bangalore Accessibility Meet up and our car got stuck on the way and we had to spend a tremendous amount of time to reach out to service centre and so on, and I was delayed for the meet up. however, it was great to see those who attended the meet up interacted themselves and interacted with the students of NAB Karnataka. Here is the summary of what we have discussed: Techshare India 2014 - explained the team about the event and its impact. We are planning to submit a few abstracts on some interesting topics! We will announce them only when if they get selected. As per request from NAB Karnataka, some of us would be working…
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Bangalore Accessibility Meet-up July 2013 – a Thank you note!

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Inspired by Ted Drake of Intuit, who initiated and hosted Bangalore Accessibility Dinner back in May, 2013, I thought, we should continue the momentum. Thanks to the The National Association for the Blind, Karntaka Branch for their support with venue and logistics which helped us to organize 2nd Bangalore Accessibility Meet up on 27th July 2013. It was good to see about 15 folks joined us from around the city and it was more encouraging to see new participants from companies like Bang the Table and so on! We had no agenda for this meet up and the objective was to share news about accessibility and what's happening around the world. Group was excited about HTML 5 Tour being organized by W3C India. Also, we have made a note to…
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