Category Archives: Events & Happennings

Happy New Year 2019

Dear accessibility enthusiasts, well-wishers, subscribers and visitors of Maxability – On behalf of Maxability family we wish you a very prosperous and happy New year 2019. 2018 has been a wonderful year for Maxability. We had 30% additional visits compared to 2018 touching the visitors almost every corner of the world. We started the quarterly… Continue Reading Happy New Year 2019

NVDA 2018.4 is released, Download and What’s new

NVDA the free Windows screen reader by NVAccess released the next version for 2018 i.e NVDA 2018.4. The release include few new features, bug fixes and developer enhancements. What’s new in NVDA 2018.4పాతఝ Performance improvements are made in using NVDA with the recent versions of firefox. NVDA is now able to read descriptions for emoji… Continue Reading NVDA 2018.4 is released, Download and What’s new

JAWS 2019 Download and What’s New

JAWS, Job Access With Speech is the popular and commercial screen reading software for Windows Operating System. JAWS being the old and reliable screen reader, it is preferred choice for many end users and also used for accessibility testing by many organizations. JAWS is a Freedom Scientific product. JAWS 2019 JAWS 2019 is released in… Continue Reading JAWS 2019 Download and What’s New

International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3rd 2018 (IDPD-2018)

Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality Is the theme for IDPD-2018.   The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3 in 1992. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society… Continue Reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3rd 2018 (IDPD-2018)

NVDA 2018.3 is released, Download and What’s new

NVDA the free Windows screen reader by NVAccess released the next version for 2018 i.e NVDA 2018.3. The release include few new features, bug fixes and developer enhancements. Note before download: NVDA 2018.3 breaks compatibility with NVDARemote 2.1 due to a necessary upgrade of WXPython (our Graphical User Interface library). We do expect however that… Continue Reading NVDA 2018.3 is released, Download and What’s new

CSUN 2019 General Call for Papers, Dates and Venue

CSUN 2019, the 34th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference  is scheduled between March 11-15, 2019 at the Anaheim Marriott hotel. Yes, it is a change in venue, route your plan from San Diego  to Anaheim this time. The general call for papers has just opened on September 13, 2018 and will be closed on October 2nd,… Continue Reading CSUN 2019 General Call for Papers, Dates and Venue

NVDA 2018.2 is released, Download and What’s new

NVDA the free Windows screen reader by NVAccess released the next version for 2018 i.e NVDA 2018.2 . The release include few new features, bug fixes and developer enhancements. What’s new in NVDA 2018.2 row and column span for table cells is now reported Support for new languages Mongolian, Swiss German. All of NVDA’s Preferences… Continue Reading NVDA 2018.2 is released, Download and What’s new

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.1 is now W3C Recommendation

W3C has notified Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG 2.1) as W3C recommendation on June 5, 2018. This means certain new success criteria are added to existing WCAG 2.0 check-list. Still the W3C’s WCAG 2.0 Level A and Level AA are the recommended set of success criteria. To bridge the gap in the modern web… Continue Reading Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.1 is now W3C Recommendation

Global Accessibility Awareness Day GAAD 2018

The 7th edition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day GAAD 2018 is on May 17th. GAAD is marked on third Thursday in May every year. It’s interesting to see the world talking about accessibility and experiencing the problems arising due to inaccessible digital content, and software products. GAAD is also an opportunity for each one of… Continue Reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day GAAD 2018

NVDA 2018.1 is released, Download and What’s new

NVDA the free Windows screen reader by NVAccess released the first version for 2018 i.e NVDA 2018.1. The release include few new features, bug fixes and developer enhancements.   What’s new in NVDA 2018.1   Support for charts in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Support for new language Kyrgyz. Added support for VitalSource Bookshelf. New touch… Continue Reading NVDA 2018.1 is released, Download and What’s new