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Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2015 in India

By Deque India at Hyderabad Web Developers, QA/Test Engineers, User Experience / Usability professionals from IT Industry who want to understand web accessibility standards, laws, testing strategies, Deque automation tools, and screen reader demos are invited. Venue: Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Near Hi-tech City, Hyderabad Time: May 21st 2015, 3 PM to 6 PM […]

SARTHAK – Regional Summit 2015 (Hyderabad)

On 26th last month I had a privilege to be a part of SARTHAK round table conference here in Hyderabad. Delegates from government, corporate and NGOs have their presence in spite of the Cricket World cup 2015 semi-final match between India and Australia. The conference was divided into 3 modules to have concentrated discussions on […]

6 dots by Louis Braille & World Braille Day

On January 4, 1809 Louis Braille was born in a village Coupvray, approximately 25 kilometers away from Paris in France. His father was a famous harness maker in the area. Louis also used to play with the tools in the shop. At the age of 3, while playing with one of the sharp tools it […]

ARIA-Flowto (property)

Aria-flowto property should be used when the reading order of the content on the page is not sequential or meaningful. As per WCAG 2.0 1.3.1 Meaningful sequence the content on the web page should form a sequential and meaningful reading order. Screen readers render the content on the web page from the source code order. […]

aria-checked (state)

aria-checked state is used to intimate the current state of a checkbox or radiobutton. When a native HTML checkbox or radiobutton controls are used the operating system API’s have the capability to recognize the role and the state. This identification will be dificult in case of custom checkboxes and radiobuttons. aria-checked has three possible values. […]

1.1.1 Non-text Content

All non-text content that is presented to the user has a text alternative that serves the equivalent purpose, except for the situations listed below. (Level A) Controls, Input: If non-text content is a control or accepts user input, then it has a name that describes its purpose. Time-Based Media: If non-text content is time-based media, […]

ARIA-Live

Web 2.0, unlike the traditional static web pages, modern websites have dynamic, auto-updating content. Websites which shows the scores of live matches, stocks that update very often, online news websites showing the headlines fall in this category. Only a small portion of the website is updated frequently. The entire page will not be refreshed. The […]

On-dependence Day

Today is 66th Indian Independence day. In this 66 years India have developed in many sectors such as Technology, Industry, Agriculture, defense, export/import, urbanization and many more. I am not sure if all the Indians are independent or not but persons with disabilities are still dependent on many aspects. Yes, Indians with disabilities have changed […]

Nuance Talks with my Nokia C5

Many of us think if I send a sms to a visually challenged person how can he/she read and respond to me. Many of us are of the opinion that a smart phone is useless for a person with visual impairment. Many of us thought but not the technology venders such as Nuance, Apple, Google, […]