Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Mobile Success Criteria

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Hi, everyone! I'm back to talk more about WCAG 2.1 and its latest December 7th working draft. Our focus today will be on the ten new success criterion related to accessibility for mobile devices. In our previous sessions, we've gone in detail on low vision and cognitive, but now it's time to dive into the mobile success criteria. Feel free to follow along with the video below:… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Mobile Success Criteria

New! WorldSpace Attest Mobile for iOS – The Solution For Native Mobile Accessibility Testing

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  No More Waiting You've seen WorldSpace Attest's self-sufficient features and how we made it available for Android. Now, there's no more waiting: we have released the WorldSpace Attest for iOS. Developers will now be able to test their applications in a WorldSpace Attest simulator right on their desktops. The mobile version of WorldSpace Attest still has your favorite attributes of WorldSpace Attest: easy reporting… Continue Reading New! WorldSpace Attest Mobile for iOS – The Solution For Native Mobile Accessibility Testing

Use of Color in Mobile Applications

This post was co-authored by Chris McMeeking, Alistair Barrell, and Jennifer Dailey. How applications use color can cause issues for users with disabilities. For non-sighted users, using colors to denote information, such as the role of items, is problematic. It's dangerous to assume that users have access to trait information through VoiceOver. Users with color blindness or other visual disabilities may have trouble distinguishing these… Continue Reading Use of Color in Mobile Applications

Prevent Confusing Acronym Announcements in Android

This post was co-authored by Chris McMeeking and Alistair Barrell. When doing accessibility testing, how often do you listen to the entire duration of a long announcement? For example, if you were to focus this paragraph with TalkBack, what would you listen to? The entire thing? Or would you listen to the first few bits, and then read the rest of the text, assuming the Android… Continue Reading Prevent Confusing Acronym Announcements in Android

Get Accelerated Mobile Accessibility Training at Deque’s Next Bootcamp

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Join Deque for a two-day Mobile Accessibility Training Bootcamp: August 6-7, 2015, in Austin, TX. At the Accessibility Bootcamp you'll learn the basics of accessibility and move quickly into intermediate and advanced territory. This hands-on workshop will give you everything you need to know to create accessible mobile websites and mobile apps. If you're a developer, tester, or a program manager, this event is designed… Continue Reading Get Accelerated Mobile Accessibility Training at Deque’s Next Bootcamp

Trends and Takeaways from M-Enabling 2015

Deque recently had the opportunity to take part in the 2015 M-Enabling Summit--a two-day annual meeting that's exclusively dedicated to promoting mobile accessibility and assistive applications and services. It's a terrific opportunity to take the pulse of mobile accessibility trends and discover what's on the horizon. We caught up with a couple of our representatives after the event--Matt Feldman and John Foliot--to find out what… Continue Reading Trends and Takeaways from M-Enabling 2015

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