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European Union Accessibility Requirements

This post is the first in a seven-part series that provides updates on the current status of accessibility in the European Union and across individual countries.

BSI 8878 Web Accessibility. Code of Practice

The British Standards Institution is set to release standard BSI 8868 later this month. This web accessibility standard addresses accessibility and enjoyability of websites by.

Looking for Object Inspector and other MSAA tools?

There are many great tools that allow testers and developers to explore the Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA) information exposed by application including Flash and Flex.

Adobe InDesign Accessibility Tagging

InDesign Accessibility Hints Some document accessibility can be performed directly in InDesign before converting documents to Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. InDesign has a tagging structure.

Accessible Text Clouds

The use of text clouds can offer a fun, visually appealing method of displaying the frequency or popularity of words on a web page. Merely relying on font-sizes, weights and color to convey hierarchy can exclude some users from accessing important information on the website, though. By ensuring that the raw data is structured with OL tags in HTML, screen readers such as JAWS will convey the hierarchy of the list items and render the information as it is structured and in the order that the content appears in the Document Object Model (DOM).

Accessibility Testing Tool Requirements

Lately at SSB our R&D team has been working on the roadmap for our Accessibility Management Platform (AMP), focusing in particular on what work we.

How to get a VPAT

Many customers come to SSB with the goal of getting a VPAT for their product. (Often that happens sometime between April and July when the.

Section 508 Testing Approaches

So you know that you have to comply with Section 508 and now you want to understand your options for testing that compliance. This post covers the basic choices for how to do 508 testing and evaluation requirements for your testing infrastructure.

Basics of Section 508 Compliance

At SSB BART Group we work with a lot of organizations that are starting to grapple with the question of how to comply with the Section 508 requirements. That question can be broken down into three basic areas of compliance you need to focus on. If you comply with the requirements of those three areas you are 508 compliant – if you don’t, you aren’t. This post covers some of the basic concepts of compliance and how to get started determining the compliance of IT systems.

Americans With Disabilities Act and its Relevance to Web/ Software Accessibility

In February, we posted a blog entry discussing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its relevance to EIT accessibility. Since that time, recent information.

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