Technology News

  • A Great Day for Accessibility: TPG and IA Join Forces

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Jun 20, 2018 | 16:47 pm

    The merger of two leading accessibility firms promises to transform the industry. Today The Paciello Group (TPG), a prominent accessibility solutions provider with a reputation for excellence, announced its strategic acquisition of Interactive Accessibility (IA), an internationally recognized consulting firm specializing in digital accessibility. As a combined force, the two organizations will revolutionize the accessibility of the digital realm for users with disabilities. Author: Mark Miller | Tags:

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  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Published

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Jun 5, 2018 | 15:15 pm

    The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has published Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 as a W3C Recommendation at:https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/ Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Accessibility Guidelines, WCAG 2.0, Web 2.0 Accessibility, Web Standards

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  • The May Updates for ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed May 31, 2018 | 14:26 pm

    The May updates deliver a broad range of enhancements for using ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 with popular applications. Author: Kat Antonioli | Tags: Assistive Technology, Blind, Industry News, Low Vision, Screen Magnifier, Screen Readers

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  • IAP 2018-E2: George Wertzel’s Subaru Commercial

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed May 17, 2018 | 19:38 pm

    IAP 2018-E2: George Wertzel’s Subaru Commercial In this episode:The Interactive Accessibility Podcast (IAP) is an entertaining approach to accessibility. We enjoy sharing our discussions on accessibility and how it relates to technology, real-life issues, information, businesses, and people with disabilities. Author: Kat Antonioli | Tags: Blind, Industry News, Low Vision, People with Disabilities

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  • Challenges with VPAT(R)s

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed May 17, 2018 | 19:04 pm

    Evaluating a product for accessibility can be challenging. How do you know a product is really accessible? What can you do to verify the information in a VPAT®?®VPAT® stands for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template®. Organizations request VPAT®s for products to determine if it is accessible but how do you know if that information is correct and if the product is really accessible. In this session you will learn what a VPAT® is and what you can do to evaluate a product to see if it meets the Section 508 standards and WCAG 2.0 guidelines. Author: Kat Antonioli | Tags: Accessibility[…]

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  • Vital Source Enhances E-textbook Accessibility

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed May 17, 2018 | 19:01 pm

    At the National Federation of the Blind National Convention on July 1-6 Vital Source Technologies, an Ingram Content Group’s leading e-textbook solutions, showcased new features to its already comprehensive accessibility support for the VitalSource Bookshelf platform. Author: Kat Antonioli | Tags: Blind, Industry News, iOS Accessibility, Product Accessibility, Screen Readers, Section 508

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  • ITI has Updated the VPAT(R) Report

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed May 16, 2018 | 19:56 pm

    The VPAT® form has been updated to incorporate the revised Section 508 ICT accessibility standards. The standards were revised earlier this year on January 18th. The original 1.3 version of the VPAT® will remain available until January 18th 2018. However, ITI recommends the use of the new VPAT® 2.0 over the original version. Author: Kat Antonioli | Tags:

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  • Disability Awareness Month for Kids

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Mar 30, 2018 | 12:50 pm

    Disability Awareness Month for Kids by Jeremy Curry Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Blind, Industry News, Low Vision, People with Disabilities

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