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31 Jan

WCAG 2.1 is now a candid recommendation" href="https://www.serveominclusion.com/2018/01/31/wcag-2-1-is-now-a-candid-recommendation/"> WCAG 2.1 is now a candid recommendation

Accessibility Guidelines Working Group of W3C has published WCAG 2.1 as a candid recommendation (CR). Purpose of CR is to ensure that standard can be implemented. Results of this exercise will be made available on WCAG 2.1 Implementation report once it’s completed. Working group plans to complete this by June 2018. What’s new in WCAG… Continue Reading WCAG 2.1 is now a candid recommendation

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22 Jan

I-STEM hackathon, Blind World Cricket Cup, Ola App, First women… a historic weekend!

January 20 & 21st 2018 remains historic. Series of amazing things took place in India. To begin with, Inclusive STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) – a forum of a few individuals with disabilities who are graduated / studying at IITs, IIITs etc., have organised an unique hackathon where participants consist of coders of both… Continue Reading I-STEM hackathon, Blind World Cricket Cup, Ola App, First women… a historic weekend!

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15 Dec

Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Working Group of W3C has finalized several documents.

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group of W3C has finalized following documents: Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1 Core Accessibility API Mappings 1.1 Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 Digital Publishing Accessibility API Mappings 1.0 WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1 is a Working Group Note Below is an excerpt of the announcement from ARIA working group:… Continue Reading Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Working Group of W3C has finalized several documents.

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8 Dec

WCAG 2.1 last public working draft is now available" href="https://www.serveominclusion.com/2017/12/08/last-chance-to-comment-wcag-2-1-last-public-working-draft-is-now-available/"> Last chance to comment: WCAG 2.1 last public working draft is now available

The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group of W3C has published last public working draft of WCAG 2.1 and one can send in comments no later than 12th January, 2018. This is a fantastic opportunity for those who are not full time into accessibility but want to spend their holiday / festive session in getting acquitted with… Continue Reading Last chance to comment: WCAG 2.1 last public working draft is now available

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1 Dec

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3rd December

3rd December of every year is observed as International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Objective of observing this day is to raise awareness about people with disabilities and bring them to the mainstream. As we are gearing up to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, I would like to spend a few minutes and… Continue Reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3rd December

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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

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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

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31 Oct

JAWS 2018 has been released by Freedom Scientific" href="https://www.serveominclusion.com/2017/10/31/jaws-2018-has-been-released-by-freedom-scientific/"> JAWS 2018 has been released by Freedom Scientific

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

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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

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