A DISABLED Brisbane man has lodged an official complaint against the Federal Government’s new grocery price watch website, claiming the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is in breach of the Disability Discrimination Act. Continue reading “Grocery website ‘discriminates’”
Lighthouse International, a leader in advocating accessibility for people with low vision,Â recently unveiledÂ an innovative add-on software tool that will enable millions of people worldwide with low vision to access previously inaccessible web pages. Continue reading “Free Web Browser Software Developed for People Who Are Visually Impaired”
BRUSSELS, July 2 (Xinhua) — The European Commission on Wednesday launched a public consultation on measures to make websites accessible to the disabled. Continue reading “EU launches consultation on web accessibility for disabled”
By: Peter Abrahams, Practice Leader – Accessibility and Usability, Bloor Research
Published: 21st July 2008
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Textic Limited, the text to speech solutions specialist, recently announced the commercial launch of Talklets, the Web 2.0 service that â€˜voice-enables’ text-based Web content.
So why should you want to voice-enable your web site? The simple answer is that it adds an extra level of accessibility to the site and further ensures compliance with existing and proposed legislation around the world; but that is only part of the answer. Continue reading “Talking websites improve accessibility and sales”
Rite Aid on Thursday announced an extensive set of E-Commerce and POS changes to accommodate visually-impaired consumers, admittedly under an implied litigation threat from advocacy groups.