To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we will posting about common accessibility issues each day from today. Objective of this initiative is to let product owners know about how they are creating barriers to their users and how they can fix them. Let’s see how we could impact the world for this 6th edition of Global… Continue Reading Missing alternate text: GAAD count down!
Short note: Why it’s important for promotional emails to be accessible and not text embedded into an image?
These days, almost every day, we will end up receiving an email about a promotional offer but quite often they are image based. If you are a user with vision impairment, you cannot read that email with a screen reader. If you are viewing that email on a mobile device, often, images does not get… Continue Reading Short note: Why it’s important for promotional emails to be accessible and not text embedded into an image?
Pioneer in disability sector Shri. Javed Abidi has passed away – great loss for entire disability sector
He was such a person who have strength to have a Minister chair an event and point out what he has not done in spite he has power to do so. He was such a person who chose to work on untouched issues like policy and advocacy instead regular empowerment and welfare activities. He was… Continue Reading Pioneer in disability sector Shri. Javed Abidi has passed away – great loss for entire disability sector
Ah, it’s already one week. Summary is no regrets so far! Yes, it’s already a week that I started using Android. Got a nice back cover from Amazon.in at a offer price of 329 INR but pretty cool in black and blue colour. My initial problem of using SwiftKey keyboard and switched to Apple keyboard.… Continue Reading One week of life with Android
I’ve been using iOS since 2010 (Thanks to Alan Brightman and Victor Tsaran while we were all at Yahoo!) and it has been an amazing experience. Though I’m not a full time screen reader user, I use a few features meant for people with low vision. Again, I am not big fan of using magnification… Continue Reading Day 1 experience of switching to Android
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
This is a talk being presented at 50p Conference on 9th February 2018. Slides Below are the slides and full text will be made available soon. Video Full Text Hello Everyone, My name is Srinivasu, I lead accessibility at Informatica. I’m also Founder of ServeOM Inclusion – a platform to raise awareness about accessibility. I… Continue Reading Accessibility of Payments
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!
Text version is available below the video. Good morning, Firstly, Wishing you all a very happy 2018. I would also extend warm wishes on the birth anniversary of Louis Braille; inventor of Braille Script. Louis Braille lost his eye sight in his child hood while he was playing with his father’s tools. He was inspired… Continue Reading Greetings on the eve of Birth anniversary of Louis Braille and best wishes for 2018
It has been a transforming, exciting and a fantastic year! Highlights of Accessibility developments in 2017 across the world. W3C is all set to roll-out Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 More people are certified by International Association of Accessibility Professionals Mobile Accessibility Practices are published by a group of people to help Government of… Continue Reading Year in Review 2017