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Tue, 16/01/2018 - 09:08
16/01/2018 The uptake of mobile websites and apps, means that we are doing more than ever before via our smart devices. No matter if we are reading, studying, shopping or using social media; gone are the days when we need to sit at a computer. What…
Wed, 13/12/2017 - 09:08
13/12/2017 By Mike Jones Screen Reader Analyst (DAC) Anyone who uses Non Visual Desktop Access (otherwise known as the NVDA screen reader) for windows, will be aware of some recent problems when using the software. What follows is an overview of the…
Mon, 07/08/2017 - 10:04
07/08/2017 We now live in a world where artificial intelligence, and assistive technology is more accessible than ever before. In my previous post ‘the update round up’, I highlight some of the new updates to Apple, Windows, Android and iOS; and how…
Mon, 31/07/2017 - 10:05
Introduction Achieving a level of compliance for your app or website means that as far as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are concerned, your offering is accessible to as many user groups as possible who require assistive technology to…
Mon, 17/07/2017 - 10:06
17/07/2017 Introduction It’s that time of year again when we all look forward to the regular updates of iOS, Android, and Windows and wonder what changes are ahead when the new updates are introduced. What can we expect from the assistive technology…
Tue, 23/05/2017 - 10:06
23/05/2017 Introduction CAPTCHA (completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart), is used to authenticate genuine users from others who have NOT SO GOOD intentions. The process of authenticating a person online need not rely…
Thu, 13/04/2017 - 10:09
13/04/2017 Before smart devices became accessible, any one with a disability would need to purchase a device capable of running third-party assistive technology, or would need to purchase a specific device which met their requirements by performing a…
Fri, 07/04/2017 - 10:12
07/04/2017 written by Mike Taylor Accessibility is often thought to be a costly process, and while some features can be complex, we have some top tips to get the process moving with minimum cost to you. Consider accessibility as early as possible…
Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:13
22/03/2017 written by Mike Taylor Introduction Anyone with an interest in the web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG,) will no doubt be aware of WCAG 2.1. Version 2.1 is open for feedback and suggestions until 31/03/2017, and has been published to…
Thu, 22/12/2016 - 11:16
22/12/2016 Written by Mike Taylor (Senior Accessibility Analyst) DAC Introduction I start this article by asking 3 questions: 1 Is your device updated with the latest security releases from the manufacturer? 2 Do you regularly check that your internet…