India: Disability Conference Discusses Accessibility as a Human Right Must for Persons with Disabilities
Promoting accessibility along with the development of skill sets holds key to empowering people with disabilities. This discussion was taking place at a disability conference in Manguluru, India.
From The Times of India, March 19, 2018
Is the EU Public Sector Ready for the Web Accessibility Directive?
Bryn Anderson of Siteimprove introduces the incoming EU legislation that will require all government entities to make their websites more accessible.
From Public Technology, March 18, 2018
Google Maps to Show Wheelchair Accessibility Info in Major Metropolitan Transit Areas of the World
Google Maps is adding a filter for people to opt for wheelchair accessible routes at major metropolitan transit centres around the world. The feature will roll out in London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston and Sydney.
From BGR, March 17, 2018
Bureau of Internet Accessibility Releases Accessibility Analysis of Banking Industry Websites. Read to Know How Your Bank Fares
he Bureau of Internet Accessibility identified the top 15 banking websites with the highest traffic and has researched them to provide a lens into overall web accessibility within the banking industry.
From Bureau of Internet Accessibility, March 16, 2018
The Partnerships Enabling Disabled City Residents to Better Explore Their Surroundings
As cities work to add technologies to improve residents’ lives and mobility, many are putting a renewed focus on inclusivity and equitable innovation distribution. Yet despite this inclusivity push, experts say people with disabilities remain an overlooked group, especially during city planning processes.
From Smart CIties Dive, March 15, 2018
How Can Technology Improve Accessibility for People with Disability?
The Al Jazeera Stream concludes its week at the 2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals with a look at innovations in disability and assistive technology.
From Al Jazeera, March 15, 2018
How Making Inaccessible Websites Illegal in Norway Changed the Conversation Between Developers and Clients for the Better
When Norway made inaccessible websites illegal it changed the conversation between developers & clients for the better suggesting that having aesthetics and accessibility at the same time is possible.
From Medium, February 18, 2018
4 iOS Accessibility Apps For People With Disabilities
The article covers 4 accessibility apps for iOS and macOS users with disabilities that make it easier to use mobile phones.
From Mac Observer, February 17, 2018
How Technology Can Help People with Disabilities
Can technology provide solutions to the various difficulties people with disabilities face in areas where full accessibility is lacking? This podcast takes a closer look to answer these questions.
From The Guardian, February 16, 2018
Who Benefits from Accessible Infrastructure? Everyone.
It’s not just disabled people who use accessible infrastructure. It is therefore important that upcoming policies highlight where accessibility intersects with the wider public interest.
From Policy Options, February 15, 2018