Deque Systems Awards $10,000 Amaze Grant to NVDA

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March 20, 2015 – San Diego, CA – Deque Systems is proud to announce that NV Access (http://www.nvaccess.org/) is the winner of the 2015 Amaze Grant, a $10,000 award given to new technologies and initiatives that help increase digital accessibility for users with disabilities. NV Access is the developer of NVDA, screen-reading software that can read a computer screen in synthetic speech, or via a…

Deque to Host Web Accessibility & ARIA Training “Bootcamp” April 30 – May 1, 2015

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Join Deque for a two-day web and ARIA Accessibility Training Bootcamp April 30 – May 1, 2015, in Herndon, VA. At the Accessibility Bootcamp you’ll learn the basics of accessibility and move quickly into intermediate and advanced territory. Designed for web developers, testers, accessibility project managers, and program managers, the event will provide practical hands-on experience with screen readers. You’ll also get six months of free access…

Web Accessibility Lawsuits and Settlements Are on the Rise

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Many companies are quickly learning how powerful persons with disabilities can be. Regulations around the globe are being implemented to ensure that all people have equal access to digital services such as websites and mobile apps. But not all companies are complying. Often an organization doesn’t even realize they’re not web accessible — other times they haven’t become accessible because they don’t know how to…