About Deque Systems, Inc.
Digital equality. It's our mission, our vision, and our passion.
We take our leadership role seriously – our audits, our software tools, and our commitment to helping advance digital accessibility.
We have helped thousands of companies from technology leaders like Google and Microsoft, to many large US banks and insurance companies, retailers, airlines, hotel chains, and the biggest government agencies. We are humbled by their trust and praise.
Let us help your development teams make your website and mobile apps accessible. We can help them get it right the first time, even if they have never done it before. And when you are ready, your development teams can use our products and take Deque University Courses so they can build and maintain accessible websites and mobile apps on their own.
Let’s broaden your customer base and make practicing accessibility easy at the same time.
— Preety Kumar CEO, Deque Systems
Our position in the industry
Earned developer respect
With over 250,000 installed extensions, Deque tools are highly adopted and regarded.
Most certified practicing experts
Deque experts hold a collective 95 CPACC, WAS, & CPWA certifications issued by the IAAP. More than any accessibility testing company in the world.
Most standards contributors
15 Deque employees work in W3C Accessibility Working Groups, shaping the future of digital accessibility testing.
World class training
Deque University’s world-class digital accessibility training boasts over 60,000 subscribers.
Our Contributions to the Accessibility Community
The accessibility community was collectively struggling to agree on a common accessibility testing ruleset. We decided to make ours open source in 2015 and have since seen over 60 Million downloads as it’s made its way to becoming the standard of the industry. Coupled with a free browser extension, axe is used by over 100,000 weekly active users, helping make the web a better and more accessible place for everyone.
Another area of importance for us is in helping drive global accessibility standards forward. Deque donates time from our top experts to contribute to WCAG standards working groups with the W3C.
In addition to our open source work, Deque offers accessibility course scholarships for people with disabilities on Deque University.
Everyone on the Deque Team shares a passion for providing equal access to the web regardless of ability. We have helped develop international accessibility guidelines in W3C working groups, and many of our Subject Matter Experts spent years working inside large Fortune 500 companies on accessibility before joining the Deque team.
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