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9 Nov

Accessibility Collection – week of 6th November, 2017

We have just started a new initiative to post our collection of accessibility related articles and other stuff on a weekly basis. We aim to post this on every Thursday. Nailing Accessibility Designs Uber introduces UberACCESS and UberASSIST to provider better commute services to people with disabilities in partnership with MphasiS South African students create… Continue Reading Accessibility Collection – week of 6th November, 2017

Uber India launches UberAccess and UberAssist in partnership with MphasiS
31 Oct

Uber India launches UberAccess and UberAssist in partnership with MphasiS

October seem to be a month for service providers to think of making their services accessible to people with disabilities. Earlier this week, we have witnessed launch of Shopping Assist program by Big Bazar and today, Uber India has launched UberAccess and UberAssist initiatives at Bengaluru, India in partnership with MphasiS. Some details: Mphasis Corporate… Continue Reading Uber India launches UberAccess and UberAssist in partnership with MphasiS

31 Oct

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Authors note: Please note that this is a republished post due to some unavoidable technical issue. Freedom Scientific has just released its popular screen reader software JAWS (Job Access With Speech) version 2018. Here is a quick summary of what’s new in this version. Change in version numbering. Until now, JAWS used to have numbering… Continue Reading JAWS 2018 has been released by Freedom Scientific

29 Oct

Big Bazar launches comfortable shopping experiences to people with disabilities: My experience

Big Bazar has launched an initiative to provide wonderful shopping experience to people with disabilities and we have just visited to its store in Koramangala, Bangalore. It was an awesome experience and definitely a good beginning to their journey of inclusive shopping experience. Here is our experience. Their assistance program web page has a form where customer… Continue Reading Big Bazar launches comfortable shopping experiences to people with disabilities: My experience

10 Apr

Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0 First Public Working Draft is now available

Accessibility Testing is critical for ensuring accessibility of any product. Similar to any other testing e.g. performance, functional etc., quality is an essential component for accessibility testing too! Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has published First Public Working Draft of Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0 and accepting comments and feedback by 5th May, 2017.… Continue Reading Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0 First Public Working Draft is now available

1 Mar

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 First Public Working Draft has been published – have your say!

It was in 2008, Web Accessibility Initiative Group of W3C has announced Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as a candid recommendation. Since then, there has beena lot of of improvements and changes in technologies. For more than a year now, Accessibility Guidelines Working Group have been working hard to introduce extended version of WCAG… Continue Reading Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 First Public Working Draft has been published – have your say!

25 Aug

Launch of Sugamya Pusthakalaya (Accessible Online Library) in India

24th September, 2016 marks a historic milestone for people with print disabilities in India. DAISY India, in partnership with Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and powered by TCS Access Infinity has launched Sugamya Pustakalaya (Accessible Digital Library) which provides opportunity to blind and print disabled people to have access to wide range of publications… Continue Reading Launch of Sugamya Pusthakalaya (Accessible Online Library) in India

25 Aug

Launch of Sugamya Pusthakalaya (Accessible Online Library) in India

24th September, 2016 marks a historic milestone for people with print disabilities in India. DAISY India, in partnership with Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and powered by TCS Access Infinity has launched Sugamya Pustakalaya (Accessible Digital Library) which provides opportunity to blind and print disabled people to have access to wide range of publications… Continue Reading Launch of Sugamya Pusthakalaya (Accessible Online Library) in India