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NVDA 2019.1 is released, Download and What’s new

NVDA the free Windows screen reader by NVAccess released the next and first version for 2019 i.e. NVDA 2019.1. The release includes few new features, bug fixes and developer enhancements. What’s new in NVDA 2019.1? Highlights of this release include performance improvements when accessing both Microsoft word and Excel, stability and security improvements such as […]

Mobile Accessibility User Survey

Mobile accessibility user survey aims at collecting the experiences and preferences of users with disabilities who use mobile devices for their day to day activities. Mobile apps have a vital role in lives of people in this 21st century. From checking your emails, booking travel, managing your activities, social media, reading news, paying utility bills […]

1.4.12 Text Spacing

In content implemented using markup languages that support the following text style properties, no loss of content or functionality occurs by setting all of the following and by changing no other style property: Line height (line spacing) to at least 1.5 times the font size; Spacing following paragraphs to at least 2 times the font […]

Update on CAPTCHA Accessibility! W3C need your inputs

Do you want to take part and provide inputs to the most critical digital accessibility problem, inaccessibility of CAPTCHA? Here is an opportunity for you. Overview of inaccessibility of CAPTCHA CAPTCHA accessibility is one of the most tricky and long existing problem for digital accessibility. It is a known fact that having only one CAPTCHA […]

Writing an Accessibility Statement for your organization

Having an accessibility statement on the website shows your commitment towards persons with disabilities. With the increase in awareness on the need of inclusive digital content, either you have a website or a mobile app, showing your commitment towards accessibility is important. While having relevant information on an accessibility statement acknowledges the commitment towards accessibility […]

WCAG 2.1 color contrast analyzer

During June 2018, W3C WAI recommended the new accessibility standard Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 i.e. WCAG 2.1. Along with many new success criteria specific success criterion is added that speaks about color contrast for non-text content. While the existing 1.4.3 contrast (minimum) and 1.4.6 contrast (Enhanced) still exist. 1.4.11 Non-text contrast The success criteria […]

Switch access on Mobile

Switch Access allows the users with dexterity impairments to use their mobile device without touching the screen. Because dexterity impairment can limit individuals strength, speed, endurance, and coordination. Persons with such difficulties cannot use their fingers to interact with a touch screen. To overcome such ability mobile operating systems have built in assistive feature called […]

1.4.11 Non-text Contrast

the following have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1 against adjacent color(s): User Interface Components Visual information required to identify user interface components and states, except for inactive components or where the appearance of the component is determined by the user agent and not modified by the author; Graphical Objects Parts of graphics required […]

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 […]

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 […]

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