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Open Source Software That Helps Make Museum Websites More Accessible

April 19, 2019

Developed by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, the program ‘Coyote’ provides a system for creating, reviewing, and managing the language used to describe art and images in their web CMS Read More

Source: Artsy

Macmillan Earns Ebook Accessibility Certification

April 16, 2019

Macmillan Learning is the first publisher to gain an ebook accessibility certification from Benetech, a nonprofit that develops accessible technology, certifying ebooks as accessible under the program Read More

Source: Inside Higher Ed

How to Create Inclusive Experiences and Avoid Lawsuits

April 13, 2019

The article outlines how organizations and businesses can ensure their site or app is both accessible and provides an excellent user experience for everyone. Read More

Source: User Experience Magazine

Ten Principles of Digital Accessibility for Modern Marketers

April 12, 2019

Developers and designers can help persons with disabilities navigate websites by using CSS to control visual page elements and build accessibility into the initial stages itself. Read More

Source: Search Engine Land

United States: Digital Equity Act Unveiled

April 11, 2019

United States Senate announced the introduction of the Digital Equity Act which will direct new federal investments towards tools to enhance digital inclusion efforts. Read More

Source: Multichannel

UNESCO Launches Indicators Towards Assessments of Internet Development

April 09, 2019

UNESCO has launched ROAM-X i.e. ‘Rights, Openness, Accessibility, Multi-stakeholder’ Indicators towards assessments of internet development such as standards to facilitate e-government services. Read More

Source: UNESCO

Hungarian Invention Makes Reading Possible for Persons with Visual Impairment

April 09, 2019

A young Hungarian engineer’s innovative idea is expected to help persons with visual impairment to read printed text by using a Smartphone app that transforms text into Braille. Read More

Source: Hungary Today

India: Election Commission Goes Digital for Voter Awareness

April 08, 2019

Over 4,000 common service centres in Assam, India are conducting sessions to train voters on digital skills so that they can use the ICT tools of the Election Commission of India. Read More

Source: Asian Age

More Accessibility for Fijians with Disabilities in Higher Education

April 05, 2019

Fiji's Education Minister in a statement said that the University of South Pacific through assistive technologies and sign interpreters was ensuring courses are aligned for students with disabilities Read More

Source: FBC News

Will Artificial Intelligence Make the College Classroom More Accessible?

April 04, 2019

New tools designed to help institutions meet accessibility requirements stand to personalize learning for all students. Read More

Source: Education Dive

Japan Adopts New ICT Accessibility Standard

April 03, 2019

The Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association has adopted the Japanese version of EN 301 549 enhancing digital accessibility, inclusion and standards for procurement Read More

Source: JEITA

University Working on Research Project to Develop Telepresence Robots

April 01, 2019

Robots to help reduce anxiety among children and telepresence robots are being developed as part of a major new research project to create the next generation of assistive technologies. Read More

Source: UK Tech