Deque to launch WorldSpace for Xcode Plugin at M-Enabling Conference in Arlington, VA

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M-Enabling Summit 2014

***Note: The "Making Mobile Payments Accessible Panel will take place from 11-12:30 on Tuesday, June 10th.

Deque Systems is a returning sponsor of the M-Enabling conference to be held on June 9-10 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA. At the conference, Deque will announce a special beta program for our new mobile accessibility testing tool: WorldSpace for Xcode Plugin. Visit our exhibit booth to learn about and participate in this program.

On Monday, June 9th, Deque will host the M-Enabling reception from 6-7:30 PM. Deque CEO Preety Kumar will be sharing observations about the state of the industry -- you won't want to miss it. On June 10th from 11-12:30, Dylan Barrell, Deque Systems CTO, will be participating in a panel lead by CTIA - The Wireless Association on "Making Mobile Payments Accessible."

About M-Enabling

The M-Enabling Summit is a joint initiative of the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) and E.J. Krause & Associates (EJK) to promote mobile accessible and assistive applications and services for senior citizens and persons with disabilities leveraging the latest operating systems, handsets and tablet-based technologies. More at the M-Enabling website.

Upcoming Events

American Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance Conference on June 9th in New Orleans, LA.

Deque will be presenting a Power Breakfast on June 9th, at 7:30 AM entitled: "Online Banking for Everyone: How and why leading banks are ensuring that people with disabilities can use their online services."

Visit the ABA Website for more information.

Several leading banks have a digital accessibility initiative in place. Why did they do it? What have they accomplished? What were the lessons learned? Deque CEO Preety Kumar will join Minh Vu, partner at Seyfarth Shaw, LLP and the leader of the Firm's ADA Title III Specialty Practice Team, for an illuminating Power Breakfast session covering:

  • How inaccessible web pages and mobile apps affect users
  • The facts about non-compliance risk and consequences
  • Practical steps for establishing a digital accessibility program
  • Best practices for developing an accessibility initiative, including monitoring and testing your web content and mobile applications, third party management, and complaint handling

We are looking forward to the ABA event and encourage the participation of banking industry leaders.

About 

For over fifteen years, Deque has been helping major corporations, government agencies, and other organizations ensure that their websites and mobile apps are accessible to everyone. We have more than fifteen years of history of serving the federal government, including undertaking the biggest accessibility program that's occurred in the United States government or anywhere. Deque also works with .edu's and mission-focused nonprofits to ensure that their materials and systems are usable and barrier free for users with disabilities. The company invented the first accessibility plug-in software, the first web-based testing platform, and the first server-based accessibility solution. All of these have been created in the service of helping our customers become accessible, advance the goals of their organization, and remove barriers for all users on the web.

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