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

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

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

Web Accessibility Lawsuits and Settlements Are on the Rise

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… Continue Reading Web Accessibility Lawsuits and Settlements Are on the Rise

Deque Systems Announces a Comprehensive 508 Refresh/WCAG Transition Package

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For Immediate Release March 02, 2015 Herndon, Virginia--Nearly two decades after the original Section 508 Standards were issued, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) makes the transition to the Section 508 Refresh imminent. Deque has compiled the breadth of its technology, training, content and functional expertise to help make this transition easier for Federal Government Agencies and Contractors. Commenting on the NPRM, Preety Kumar, CEO… Continue Reading Deque Systems Announces a Comprehensive 508 Refresh/WCAG Transition Package

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