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Accessibility Guidelines news
for Thursday, October 26, 2006


Renovation Study Reveals Shortcomings of School Site
Sampan - The study also points out that "there was more space required" for the desired renovations than is available within the existing buildings, and that the buildings would need to be modified to meet accessibility guidelines and to meet plumbing codes. ...

School web sites fail accessibility test
eSchool Online - School web sites fail accessibility test Only 14 percent of nation's top universities reportedly meet W3C accessibility guidelines By Justin Appel, Assistant Editor, eSchool News

State Dept. Daily Press Briefing September 28 2006 (Scoop.co.nz)
THAILAND Suspension of US Assistance Programs Reported Draft of Constitution Circulated by Coup Leaders

Hoping for a Change
Hollister Free Lance - Riehl and De La Cruz said the entire renovation would cost about $40,000, would conform to all safety codes with its modern plastic structures and also conform to all Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines. Instead of sand, which ...

Numara Software Strengthens Leadership in Education Market; New Product Releases, Steady Stream of Customer (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
DALLAS----Numara Software, a global provider of service desk management solutions for IT and support professionals who need to simplify and gain control over their increasingly complex environments, announced today its growing commitment and strengthened leadership in serving the education industry at EDUCAUSE .

Intraware Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
ORINDA, Calif.----Intraware, Inc. , the leading provider of electronic software and license delivery services, today reported financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2007 ended August 31, 2006.

Legal Precedent Set for Web Accessibility
Yahoo Finance - Federal Judge Sustains Discrimination Claims Against Target; Precedent Establishes That Retailers Must Make Their Websites Accessible to the Blind Under the ADA BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal district court judge ruled yesterday ...

Gallaudet University Uses Apreso Classroom to Support Sign Language Adoption and Improve Learning Outcomes (SYS-CON Media)
Today Anystream announced that Gallaudet University, the nation's leading institution for deaf and hard of hearing students, has equipped their student body with the ability to review lectures on demand with Apreso Classroom. The initiative has been praised by students and faculty as a way to improve comprehension and address the challenges faced by the 10 percent of freshmen who enter the

HOT THREADS (Digital Video Editing)
Closed captioning, subtitling, transcriptions, of films documentaries training videos, closed captions, broadcast captions, caption house, FCC captions compliance, section 508...

Retail websites fail access test (BBC News)
A survey of the UK's top 30 e-commerce websites shows they all fail to provide suitable access for disabled customers.

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Tuesday, October 24, 2006


Lecture Capture Solution Delivers Equal Accessibility With Closed ...
WATE - Lecture Capture Solution Delivers Equal Accessibility With Closed Captioning and Section 508 Compliance DALLAS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Educause -- Today Anystream announced that Gallaudet University, the nation's leading institution for deaf and ...

Gallaudet University Uses Apreso Classroom to Support Sign Language Adoption and Improve Learning Outcomes (SYS-CON Media)
Today Anystream announced that Gallaudet University, the nation's leading institution for deaf and hard of hearing students, has equipped their student body with the ability to review lectures on demand with Apreso Classroom. The initiative has been praised by students and faculty as a way to improve comprehension and address the challenges faced by the 10 percent of freshmen who enter the

Retail websites fail access test (BBC News)
A survey of the UK's top 30 e-commerce websites shows they all fail to provide suitable access for disabled customers.

CORRECTED: U.S. considering additional sanctions on Thailand: White House (Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News)
_ The United States is considering imposing additional sanctions on Thailand in response to the Sept. 19 coup if the interim military government fails to realize a quick return to democratic elections, the White House said Tuesday.

UK's top web retailers failing the disabled (The Register)
Accessibility report slaps wrist of online shops The UK's top 30 shopping websites exclude disabled users, new research has found.

Hoping for a Change
Hollister Free Lance - Riehl and De La Cruz said the entire renovation would cost about $40,000, would conform to all safety codes with its modern plastic structures and also conform to all Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines. Instead of sand, which ...

Title: Course Genie
eSchool Online - Work entirely within Word using special styles, dialog boxes and tool palettes that Course Genie adds to the normal & familiar Word environment. Includes an Accessibility Checker so content is compliant with SENDA, W3C WAI and Section 508. URL: http ...

Thank you PR WEB.
PRWeb - You do not need any permission to link to any of the pages on this site. Limited copyright is granted for you to use and/or republish any of the press releases on this site for any legitimate media purpose as long as you reference PRWeb as the source ...

Intraware Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 Financial
MSN MoneyCentral - The company also achieved certification of the SubscribeNet user interface for Section 508 of the Disabilities Act and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, and the service is now accessibility-compliant for visually impaired end users. ...

State Dept. Daily Press Briefing September 28 2006 (Scoop.co.nz)
THAILAND Suspension of US Assistance Programs Reported Draft of Constitution Circulated by Coup Leaders

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Monday, October 16, 2006


UK's top web retailers failing the disabled, says report
Out-Law - The UK's top 30 shopping websites exclude disabled users, new research has found. Usability agency Nomensa tested the retail websites and found that none fulfilled the most basic accessibility guidelines. Websites from retailers including Ryanair ...

Web retailers need to improve site accessibility (Computing.co.uk)
Dave Friedlos, Computing , Tuesday 26 September 2006 at 00:00:00 Research suggests sales are being lost by poor web design Retailers could miss out on more than 376m in sales this Christmas because web sites fail to meet basic accessibility requirements, according to new research.... > Read the full article

Gallaudet University Uses Apreso Classroom to Support Sign Language Adoption and Improve Learning Outcomes (RedNova)
DALLAS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Educause -- Today Anystream announced that Gallaudet University, the nation's leading institution for deaf and hard of hearing students, has equipped their student body with the ability to review lectures on demand with Apreso Classroom.

Target lawsuit tests limits of US web accessibility law
Out-Law - The rule, known as Section 508, mandates accessibility requirements in federal procurement. But it does not generally apply to private sector websites. In contrast, the UK has a sweeping obligation on all websites offered to the public: they must ...

Ruling has web designers shifting gears
MLive.com - In fact, its own Web site links to a page about disability acts, content accessibility guidelines and the benefits of building an accessible site. "Our company builds accessible sites from the get-go," Mr. Sanzeri says. "It's also a marketing tool ...

Senior Developer (New Media Zero)
An award winning & leading advertising agency, based in Central London, is currently looking for a Senior Web Developer for its digital business. The role will involve taking responsibility for delivering technically complex online solutions for key clients.

Numara Software Strengthens Leadership in Education Market
Consumer Electronics Net - Numara FootPrints 7.5 offers numerous new and enhanced capabilities including enhanced workflow, improved performance, advanced reporting and improved Section 508 Compliance. These enhancements are available for all versions of Numara FootPrints ...

Enforcing the Disabilities Law
Inside Higher Ed - Section 508, the specific section of the Rehab Act that deals with web-based and computer technology, is about as clear and straight forward as you can get. I m not 100% sure if it actually applies to every institution (although I suspect it does ...

CNIB gets new home (Timmins Times)
The CNIB welcome all to their Open House Oct. 16 from 1-3 p.m. Newly located at the corner of Cedar and Third Avenue, side entrance, the CNIB is ready for the business of continued services to the Timmins community.

Retail websites fail access test (BBC News)
A survey of the UK's top 30 e-commerce websites shows they all fail to provide suitable access for disabled users.

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Friday, October 13, 2006


Lecture Capture Solution Delivers Equal Accessibility With Closed ...
WATE - Lecture Capture Solution Delivers Equal Accessibility With Closed Captioning and Section 508 Compliance DALLAS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Educause -- Today Anystream announced that Gallaudet University, the nation's leading institution for deaf and ...

UK's top web retailers failing the disabled (The Register)
Accessibility report slaps wrist of online shops The UK's top 30 shopping websites exclude disabled users, new research has found.

CORRECTED: U.S. considering additional sanctions on Thailand: White House (Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News)
_ The United States is considering imposing additional sanctions on Thailand in response to the Sept. 19 coup if the interim military government fails to realize a quick return to democratic elections, the White House said Tuesday.

Intraware Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 Financial
MSN MoneyCentral - The company also achieved certification of the SubscribeNet user interface for Section 508 of the Disabilities Act and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, and the service is now accessibility-compliant for visually impaired end users. ...

Retail websites fail access test (BBC News)
A survey of the UK's top 30 e-commerce websites shows they all fail to provide suitable access for disabled customers.

State Dept. Daily Press Briefing September 28 2006 (Scoop.co.nz)
THAILAND Suspension of US Assistance Programs Reported Draft of Constitution Circulated by Coup Leaders

Hoping for a Change
Hollister Free Lance - Riehl and De La Cruz said the entire renovation would cost about $40,000, would conform to all safety codes with its modern plastic structures and also conform to all Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines. Instead of sand, which ...

Numara Software Strengthens Leadership in Education Market; New Product Releases, Steady Stream of Customer (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
DALLAS----Numara Software, a global provider of service desk management solutions for IT and support professionals who need to simplify and gain control over their increasingly complex environments, announced today its growing commitment and strengthened leadership in serving the education industry at EDUCAUSE .

Gallaudet University Uses Apreso Classroom to Support Sign Language Adoption and Improve Learning Outcomes (SYS-CON Media)
Today Anystream announced that Gallaudet University, the nation's leading institution for deaf and hard of hearing students, has equipped their student body with the ability to review lectures on demand with Apreso Classroom. The initiative has been praised by students and faculty as a way to improve comprehension and address the challenges faced by the 10 percent of freshmen who enter the

Legal Precedent Set for Web Accessibility
Yahoo Finance - Federal Judge Sustains Discrimination Claims Against Target; Precedent Establishes That Retailers Must Make Their Websites Accessible to the Blind Under the ADA BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal district court judge ruled yesterday ...

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Monday, October 09, 2006


Renovation Study Reveals Shortcomings of School Site
Sampan - The study also points out that "there was more space required" for the desired renovations than is available within the existing buildings, and that the buildings would need to be modified to meet accessibility guidelines and to meet plumbing codes.

Interface and Navigation Design
MasterNewMedia.org - The second version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is in final working draft and will soon be officially released. Version 1 of the guidelines came under much criticism for being vague, full of jargon and extremely difficult to use

Hoping for a Change
Hollister Free Lance - Riehl and De La Cruz said the entire renovation would cost about $40,000, would conform to all safety codes with its modern plastic structures and also conform to all Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines. Instead of sand, which

School web sites fail accessibility test
eSchool Online - School web sites fail accessibility test Only 14 percent of nation's top universities reportedly meet W3C accessibility guidelines By Justin Appel, Assistant Editor, eSchool News

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Thursday, October 05, 2006


Interface and Navigation Design
MasterNewMedia.org - The second version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is in final working draft and will soon be officially released. Version 1 of the guidelines came under much criticism for being vague, full of jargon and extremely difficult to use

Disability violations could take years to rectify
Grand Rapids Press - GRAND RAPIDS -- Despite hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments over the past decade, downtown does not meet basic accessibility guidelines, according to an audit conducted for the city's Downtown Development Authority. In fact, specific

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Wednesday, October 04, 2006


Who will pick up W3C s baton?
What PC?, UK - 11 hours ago... like web site accessibility are being held back by public wrangling and dissatisfaction with its evolving standard, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. ...


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