Global Accessibility Awareness Day: BugBash Global Community Effort

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with Deque and the A11Y community by helping us file accessibility bug reports with assistive technology vendors and web browser developers. We're asking everyone involved with GAAD and A11Y on Twitter to file as many UA/AT accessibility-related bugs as they can handle, and to post the bugs they've filed to the GAAD Bug Bash Google Spreadsheet Tracker. The GAAD A11Y… Continue Reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day: BugBash Global Community Effort

5 Don’t-Miss Giveaways on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2015

Deque has a lot of big plans for Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 21! Here's a breakdown of the events we're featuring. YouTube Webinars on Accessibility This year we're presenting all-new, free webinars live on YouTube--no registration required. We'll cover the following topics: Advanced Accessible Navigation, presented at 11 AM by Dylan Barrell The all new "Stand-Alone" version of FireEyes, presented at 1 PM… Continue Reading 5 Don’t-Miss Giveaways on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Fact or Fiction? Accessible Websites Are Ugly by Design

Fact: Accessible websites can be ugly, and there are a lot of ugly accessible websites out there. But it's not accessibility that makes them ugly -- there are also a lot of ugly inaccessible websites too! The truth is, you don't have to sacrifice design for accessibility. Accessible websites can be aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly for all audiences. Some of the most beautiful sites are… Continue Reading Fact or Fiction? Accessible Websites Are Ugly by Design

5 Hidden Risks of Your Inaccessible Website

What you already know: Governments around the world mandate an accessible web experience for regulated industries, and you can be fined heavily for noncompliance. One airline was recently fined a whopping $2 million for failing to provide proper accessibility. But there are hidden risks that can affect your company if you fail to comply with website accessibility standards. These risks can add up to greater… Continue Reading 5 Hidden Risks of Your Inaccessible Website

Introducing Accessibillity 101 App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

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For most developers, accessibility is a foreign concept, and it's difficult for people who don't use VoiceOver to understand all of the data connections and interactions that are required. The simplicity of the Xcode environment makes it feel like if you just do a few simple things, you can create an accessible app. To help developers create robustly accessible iOS apps, Deque has released the… Continue Reading Introducing Accessibillity 101 App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Deque Systems Awards $10,000 Amaze Grant to NVDA

Deque Press Release

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… Continue Reading Deque Systems Awards $10,000 Amaze Grant to NVDA

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