Do you have questions about the CVAA? The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) was enacted to ensure that persons with disabilities have access to the innovative communications technologies of today; but while there has been much discussion about the captioning component of this law, how does it affect other types of communication devices? Advanced Communications Services (ACS) Under the law, ACS products… Continue Reading Webinar: How Does the CVAA Affect You?
Screen readers are designed to do one thing: read what's on the screen. That's why they call them screen readers, right? You would think that screen reader software would have perfected the art of reading text by now, because that was the whole reason why screen readers were invented. If there's one thing a screen reader ought to do really well, it's read what's on… Continue Reading Why Don’t Screen Readers Always Read What’s on the Screen? Part 1: Punctuation and Typographic Symbols
It's the start of a brand new year and Deque is pleased re-start our series of accessibility webinars to keep you up-to-date with the latest in digital accessibility technology and policy. Read on to learn more about our current webinars that are open for registration. Be sure to watch this space for new webinars announced throughout the year. January Webinar on Air Carrier Accessibility New… Continue Reading All Aboard for Deque Accessibility Webinars
In the past decade, there have been many lawsuits regarding web accessibility, and the travel industry is no exception. As air carriers have moved more services online, from booking flights to checking on flight status, equal access for users of all physical abilities become more important. The popularity of airport kiosks to perform important services for travelers also becomes an issue if this equipment is… Continue Reading Airlines and Web Accessibility Litigation
Do you have questions about the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA)? Have you heard about the new accessibility requirements for Air Carriers? In an amendment to the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA), the United States Department of Transportation has taken steps to address the accessibility of air carrier websites and kiosks to individuals with disabilities. Air Carriers : How Does the New Digital Accessibility Regulations Affect… Continue Reading ACAA Webinar: Learn More About Accessibility Rules for Air Carriers
Ring in the new year by learning all about digital accessibility! Our free Accessibility 101 webinar is a perfect way for beginners to become familiar with this important digital topic. Our next session will be held January 22nd, from 2-3 PM EDT and will give you an excellent overview of website accessibility. Learn How to Get Started With Web Accessibility Join host Todd Liebsch for a… Continue Reading Learn about Web Accessibility in the New Year