Accessibility

NEW! United Touts Newark Accessibility

United Airlines and its agency mcgarrybowen New York are introducing the first-ever campaign to incorporate live traffic data dynamically to inform …

Airlines

FireShell: HTML5, Sass and JavaScript boilerplate for Grunt, by @toddmotto

HTML5 Boilerplated<p>A cutting edge take on the HTML5 boilerplate with some HTML5 semantics and WAI-ARIA roles for baseline semantic markup and web …

Web Development

Web Accessibility: The Benefits & Consequences of Compliance

<i>We believe your design team has created incredible work for your company and clients. Show us what you’ve got in HOW’s In-House Design Awards.</i><p>Do you …

Web Design

Accessibility Is At The HEART Of Microsoft & Office365

Recently I’ve been working with a partner that has a school for deaf and hearing impaired students as a customer. It’s been really interesting …

Microsoft

Aussie tech start-ups get $11.2m in govt funding

To drive commercialisation.

Startups

Accessible Design: What We Learned From Fixing Our Own Website

June 13, 2017 | Damon van Vessem<p>Adventures in Accessibility: What We Learned from Fixing Our Own Website<p>The benefits of the web are not evenly …

UX Design

Accessibility and communication apps take FCC honors

It may seem strange to see a headline with “FCC” in it that doesn’t concern net neutrality. But the Commission has a wide variety of responsibilities, among which is promoting and enabling tech that empowers people with disabilities to take advantage of the internet and its many services. Several …

Net Neutrality

3 Reasons Why Writing is a UX Design Skill

Beyond creating the design, writing is another medium for reaching users and helping them accomplish their goals. Here are three points explaining …

UX Design

The design community we believe in

Learn from the community, give back to the community.A big part of what we learned in UX comes from online reading: articles, tutorials, resources, …

UX Design

Accessibility audits are fun!

At conferences, I always gravitate towards accessibility talks. I think the subject is super interesting and I always come out wanting to be an …

Programming

iOS 11’s new Smart Invert feature is the closest thing to Dark Mode

iOS 11 has not enabled a system-wide Dark Mode as some have hoped it would, but it makes up for it by bringing out a new accessibility feature for …

iOS

TripAdvisor storyboard, Eurowings accessibility, and more…

This is a roundup of product news and announcements related to travel marketing in June 2017.<b>Wednesday 21 June 2017:</b>TripAdvisor creates …

Sri Lanka

WWDC 2017 Wish List: 4 accessibility features Apple needs to add to iOS and macOS

Jason Snell said it best when he wrote that WWDC is “the heart of the Apple world’s calendar.”Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is particularly …

Apple

Cloak & Dagger exploits Android accessibility, overlay features

The phrase “cloak and dagger” is often used to refer to acts of subterfuge and espionage, almost always naughty things. That term is indeed apt for …

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Here are the accessibility improvements coming later this year

The Fall Creators Update will be available for the Insiders in the coming weeks.<p>Along with several major changes, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update …

Microsoft

Microsoft refreshes OneNote apps with new design and accessibility features

Software maker Microsoft on Friday rolled out new versions of its note-taking apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, Android, Windows 10 and the …

Microsoft

Blackboard announces accessibility solution for major LMS platforms

Blackboard Ally creates alternative versions of course content for student use and generates institution-wide accessibility reports. (Blackboard …

Learning

Designing Slack for everyone – Several People Are Typing — The Official Slack Blog

Over the past year, Slack’s accessibility team has made a bunch of improvements to help ensure Slack can be used by everyone, no matter their ability.<p>…

UX Design

Empowering a more accessible and inclusive world

With the right tools, there are no limits to what people can achieve, including people with disabilities. So today has special meaning: It’s the …

Smart Cities

Apple's Tim Cook talks tech with accessibility advocates for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday invited three accessibility advocates and bloggers to the …

Apple

Apple’s accessibility videos shine light on how its tools change lives

In keeping with its trend of highlighting regular users in its ads, Apple has debuted a new series of videos on its YouTube channel, showing how Apple’s Accessibility features can help users in their everyday lives.<p>The seven “Designed for” videos, each running under two minutes, highlight stories …

Apple

Dealing with website accessibility: prioritise rather than panic!

Sometimes accessibility has negative connotations for digital teams. It reminds them of those tasks they should have done to make their website fully …

UX Design

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Accessibility With Three Accessibility Activists

In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, which takes place tomorrow, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with three YouTubers to discuss the Accessibility features built into Apple's iOS and Mac devices.<p>Each of the three YouTubers, who met Cook at Apple's campus for coffee, have shared their …

Apple

Apple Releases New Video Series to Promote Accessibility Awareness – MacStories

Katie Dupere writes for Mashable about the stories shared in a new series of Apple videos:<p>Meera is nonverbal, living with a rare condition called schizencephaly that impacts her ability to speak. But with the help of her iPad and text-to-speech technology, she can make her thoughts and opinions …

New Video

Designed for Accessibility: Apple shares astonishing new videos ahead of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Accessibility might not get the breathless headlines of AI or AR but Apple's new video series highlights why designing for it matters so much to so …

Apple

Apple highlights Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 18 with "Designed for everyone" video series

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Apple has posted a series of seven videos to YouTube showing how real people make use of Mac and iOS …

Apple Watch

New Apple Videos Highlight Real-World Accessibility

Nice piece for Mashable by Katie Dupere on a bunch of new videos in Apple’s YouTube channel, highlighting real-world usage of iOS and MacOS …

Apple

Creating an Accessible and Welcoming Workplace - EARN

Clearly, a disability-inclusive workplace is an accessible workplace, and in this day and age, this means not only physical accessibility, such as …

The Workplace

Apple videos highlight accessibility achievements

One of the greatest things Apple has done wit its technologies in recent years is to give people with disabilities the opportunity to be empowered …

Apple Watch

MS student McCarthy enhances campus accessibility through new web app

The University of Illinois has long been a leader in accessibility for persons with disabilities. This tradition continues with a new web app called …

Libraries