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WhatsApp Leads Digital Accessibility in India Among Top 10 Apps: Report

February 09, 2023

In a report by The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, WhatsApp was adjudged India's most accessible app for persons with disabilities via its easy-to-use digital products and services. Read More

Source: Business Standard

Digital accessibility in Italy: AgID sheds light on the Stanca Law

February 08, 2023

New insights from AgID provide clarity on some key points of "private" digital accessibility in Italy. Read More

Source: JD Supra

JAWS for Kiosk Wins Accessibility Award

February 01, 2023

​Vispero™, provider of JAWS®, the world's most widely used screen reader, announced that JAWS for Kiosk was awarded the inaugural accessibility award at the Self-Service Innovation Summit (SSIS) 2022. Read More

Source: Cision

Chat-GPT powered Flowy Automates Accessibility Fixes To Make Websites Usable for All

January 23, 2023 announced the release of Flowy, a platform that automates the process of accessibility compliance. Read More

Source: Gov Tech

Valuable 500 Launches White Paper: ‘ESG and Disability Data: A call for inclusive reporting’ at the World Economic Forum 2023

January 18, 2023

The white paper calls for the need to publicly harmonise & standardise disability data reporting, & identifies 5 inclusion KPIs that are fundamental in creating change. Read More

Source: The Valuable 500

Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs, Closed-Caption Glasses: Assistive Tech Gains at CES in Las Vegas

January 07, 2023

Accessibility is among the consumer trends in focus at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023 with not only innovative assistive devices on display but also increased accessibility by larger companies. Read More

Source: Wall Street Journal

Sony Launches Project Leonardo - A Customisable Playstation Controller at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2023

January 05, 2023

Sony´s Project Leonardo is a ​highly configurable controller that works in tandem with many third-party accessibility accessories and integrates with the PS5 console Read More

Source: Tech Crunch

FCC Releases 2022 CVAA Biennial Report to Congress

October 12, 2022

In accordance with the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act the FCC submitted a Report to Congress assessing industry accessibility compliance over the past two years Read More

Source: FCC

UC Berkeley Launches Digital Accessibility Committee

July 21, 2022

UC Berkeley has launched the Information Technology Accessibility Policy Advisory Committee that will focus on increasing digital accessibility for its 65,000-person community. Read More

Source: Daily Cal

New Design Recommendations for Accessible Electric Vehicles

July 21, 2022

The U.S. Access Board has released a technical assistance document that reviews existing requirements and makes new recommendations for making electric vehicle (EV) charging stations accessible. Read More

Source: U.S. Access Board