Next week is the National Federation of the Blind National Convention in Orlando, FL. Deque is very proud to be returning to the NFB National Convention as an Accessibility Champion, and we'll be participating in the conference in a few different ways. Deque Tweet Up and My Amaze First off, we will be hosting the NFB Tweet Up on Monday, July 1st, from 8:30-10:30pm. We are… Continue Reading Deque at the NFB National Convention and My Amaze
We are often contacted by people who were asked to do the following - "Can you look into some software we can use to make our website accessible?" or "I was just told that our website needs to comply with Section 508, can you find a company that does that?" Often in these cases, someone in a C-level or management position has heard something about… Continue Reading Accessibility Software & Vendor Checklist – version 2.0 Now Available
Following in the footsteps of the discussion initiated last month, allow me to go further down the path of the so-called "accessibility core rules" as we cover the remaining accessibility principles that are operable, understandable, and robust. A lot of people have written on the POUR principles over the past four and a half years. My intent is not to do that all over again… Continue Reading Pragmatica11y: Teaching Accessibility Core Rules
When I come home from work, after a fun filled day of analyzing website code, my 6-year-old son sometimes asks me "What's your job daddy?" I have to give him a simple answer he can understand, so I tell him my job is to make sure that everyone can go on the Internet. If he keeps asking me further questions, I usually distract him with… Continue Reading Web Accessibility – It‘s always about the users!
HERNDON, Va., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IDG's Computerworld Honors Program has bestowed the 21st Century Achievement Award for Innovation to Deque for their groundbreaking Amaze digital accessibility software at the Computerworld Awards Gala held Monday night at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. In an earlier IDG release, Julia King (Computerworld Executive Editor of Events) stated, "Last night, the Computerworld Honors Program… Continue Reading Deque Receives Computerworld 21st Century Achievement Award