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Accessibility Guidelines news
for Saturday, March 31, 2007


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 ...

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 ...

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.

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. ...

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

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...

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

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

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 .


Accessibility Guidelines news
for Friday, March 30, 2007


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

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 ...

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

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. ...

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.

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Thursday, March 29, 2007


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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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.

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...

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

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 ...


Accessibility Guidelines news
for Wednesday, March 28, 2007


New rule stymies station project
Brattleboro Reformer - ... funding until the town provides a platform design that meets the new wheelchair accessibility guidelines. Charlie Miller, rail planning coordinator with Vermont Agency of Transportation and a member of the Union Station Committee, suggested Monday ...

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...

Target Suit Raises Bar for Web Businesses
dmnews.com - To ensure your site is accessible, he said, simply follow Section 508 guidelines. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires access to electronic and information technology provided by the federal government. Sixteen provisions address ...

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 ...

US urges Thailand to lift martial law in 10 days (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The United States urged Thailand's military coup leaders to lift martial law within seven to 10 days and to bring forward elections the generals have promised for late next year.

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.

Web retailers need to improve site accessibility
VNUnet - A study by web usability specialist Nomensa found the UK s top 30 web sites all failed to meet globally-recognised Web Content Accessibility Guidelines . John Lewis , Tesco and Marks & Spencer were the only retailers recognised for their consideration ...

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. ...

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 .

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 Monday, March 26, 2007


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 ...

Web Accessibility Meets Web 2.0: What Future Ahead? (MasterNewMedia.org)
The advent of Web 2.0 technologies, user-generated content and the increased use of delivery technologies like PDF and Flash have created a whole new category of usability and accessibility issues that challenge and clash with the design and accessibility design approaches web site designers had been using until now. So where do we go from here? Are the new upcoming W3C accessibility guidelines

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 ...

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.

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, 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 ...

UK retailers fail disability web access test (Silicon.com)
None of top 30 sites meets basic accessibility guidelines

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 ...

Hoping for a Change (Hollister Free Lance)
Scratched and dimpled metal slides, faded and chipped paint, ancient graffiti, and sand that looks better suited for kitty litter are only a few of the problems with John Z. Hernandez Memorial Park on the corner of Ranchito Drive and Central Avenue.

The Need For Accessible Web Design
WebProNews - Whilst the United States of America has implemented "Section 508" of the Rehabilitation Act, the European Union has issued a resolution concerning the importance of web accessibility. The EU government has also strongly encouraged its member states ...

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Sunday, March 25, 2007


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

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.

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

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. ...

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 ...

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 .

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...

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 (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


Accessibility Guidelines news
for Saturday, March 24, 2007


New rule stymies station project
Brattleboro Reformer - ... funding until the town provides a platform design that meets the new wheelchair accessibility guidelines. Charlie Miller, rail planning coordinator with Vermont Agency of Transportation and a member of the Union Station Committee, suggested Monday ...

US urges Thailand to lift martial law in 10 days (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The United States urged Thailand's military coup leaders to lift martial law within seven to 10 days and to bring forward elections the generals have promised for late next year.

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 ...

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

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 .

Web retailers need to improve site accessibility
VNUnet - A study by web usability specialist Nomensa found the UK s top 30 web sites all failed to meet globally-recognised Web Content Accessibility Guidelines . John Lewis , Tesco and Marks & Spencer were the only retailers recognised for their consideration ...

Target Suit Raises Bar for Web Businesses
dmnews.com - To ensure your site is accessible, he said, simply follow Section 508 guidelines. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires access to electronic and information technology provided by the federal government. Sixteen provisions address ...

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

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 ...

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 ...


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.

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 ...

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...

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

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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

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 Wednesday, March 21, 2007


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

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.

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 ...

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

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 .

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...

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

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. ...


Accessibility Guidelines news
for Tuesday, March 20, 2007


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.

US dilemma over Thai coup (Asia Times)
NEW YORK - The bloodless coup against a democratically elected government in Thailand last month has forced the United States to review its military relations and suspend aid to one of Washington's long-standing political allies in Southeast Asia.

The Need For Accessible Web Design
WebProNews - Whilst the United States of America has implemented "Section 508" of the Rehabilitation Act, the European Union has issued a resolution concerning the importance of web accessibility. The EU government has also strongly encouraged its member states ...

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.

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.

More Related Stories
DVD Creation - ... mobile devices and support, in the same session, users attending on multiple platform clients, including iPods and PCs running on Mac or Linux operating environments and will enhance Centra with greater support for Section 508 ...

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 ...

As the Hispanic population grows, agencies create separate Web sites to help reach out (Government Computer News)
The Hispanic population in the United States is more than 43 million and is expected to keep growing. The mangers of the General Services Administration s FirstGov en Espa ol Web site are gearing up to ensure the government can reach out to them.

Web Accessibility Meets Web 2.0: What Future Ahead? (MasterNewMedia.org)
The advent of Web 2.0 technologies, user-generated content and the increased use of delivery technologies like PDF and Flash have created a whole new category of usability and accessibility issues that challenge and clash with the design and accessibility design approaches web site designers had been using until now. So where do we go from here? Are the new upcoming W3C accessibility guidelines

Disabled access to web sites under UK law
Out-Law - The W3C has a Web Accessibility Initiative, or WAI, which includes the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or WCAG. The WCAG provide three 'conformance levels'. These are known as Levels A, AA and AAA. Each level has a series of checkpoints for ...

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Monday, March 19, 2007


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

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 (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

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 .

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...


Accessibility Guidelines news
for Sunday, March 18, 2007


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 .

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.

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.

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Saturday, March 17, 2007


The Need For Accessible Web Design
WebProNews - Whilst the United States of America has implemented "Section 508" of the Rehabilitation Act, the European Union has issued a resolution concerning the importance of web accessibility. The EU government has also strongly encouraged its member states ...

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.

US dilemma over Thai coup (Asia Times)
NEW YORK - The bloodless coup against a democratically elected government in Thailand last month has forced the United States to review its military relations and suspend aid to one of Washington's long-standing political allies in Southeast Asia.

As the Hispanic population grows, agencies create separate Web sites to help reach out (Government Computer News)
The Hispanic population in the United States is more than 43 million and is expected to keep growing. The mangers of the General Services Administration s FirstGov en Espa ol Web site are gearing up to ensure the government can reach out to them.

Disabled access to web sites under UK law
Out-Law - The W3C has a Web Accessibility Initiative, or WAI, which includes the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or WCAG. The WCAG provide three 'conformance levels'. These are known as Levels A, AA and AAA. Each level has a series of checkpoints for ...

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.

Web Accessibility Meets Web 2.0: What Future Ahead? (MasterNewMedia.org)
The advent of Web 2.0 technologies, user-generated content and the increased use of delivery technologies like PDF and Flash have created a whole new category of usability and accessibility issues that challenge and clash with the design and accessibility design approaches web site designers had been using until now. So where do we go from here? Are the new upcoming W3C accessibility guidelines

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DVD Creation - ... mobile devices and support, in the same session, users attending on multiple platform clients, including iPods and PCs running on Mac or Linux operating environments and will enhance Centra with greater support for Section 508 ...

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 ...

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.

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Friday, March 16, 2007


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.

Disabled access to web sites under UK law
Out-Law - The W3C has a Web Accessibility Initiative, or WAI, which includes the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or WCAG. The WCAG provide three 'conformance levels'. These are known as Levels A, AA and AAA. Each level has a series of checkpoints for ...

The Need For Accessible Web Design
WebProNews - Whilst the United States of America has implemented "Section 508" of the Rehabilitation Act, the European Union has issued a resolution concerning the importance of web accessibility. The EU government has also strongly encouraged its member states ...

Web Accessibility Meets Web 2.0: What Future Ahead? (MasterNewMedia.org)
The advent of Web 2.0 technologies, user-generated content and the increased use of delivery technologies like PDF and Flash have created a whole new category of usability and accessibility issues that challenge and clash with the design and accessibility design approaches web site designers had been using until now. So where do we go from here? Are the new upcoming W3C accessibility guidelines

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.

As the Hispanic population grows, agencies create separate Web sites to help reach out (Government Computer News)
The Hispanic population in the United States is more than 43 million and is expected to keep growing. The mangers of the General Services Administration s FirstGov en Espa ol Web site are gearing up to ensure the government can reach out to them.

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.

US dilemma over Thai coup (Asia Times)
NEW YORK - The bloodless coup against a democratically elected government in Thailand last month has forced the United States to review its military relations and suspend aid to one of Washington's long-standing political allies in Southeast Asia.

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 ...

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DVD Creation - ... mobile devices and support, in the same session, users attending on multiple platform clients, including iPods and PCs running on Mac or Linux operating environments and will enhance Centra with greater support for Section 508 ...

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Tuesday, March 13, 2007


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.

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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. ...

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.

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 ...

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Monday, March 12, 2007


Web retailers need to improve site accessibility
VNUnet - A study by web usability specialist Nomensa found the UK s top 30 web sites all failed to meet globally-recognised Web Content Accessibility Guidelines . John Lewis , Tesco and Marks & Spencer were the only retailers recognised for their consideration ...

New rule stymies station project
Brattleboro Reformer - ... funding until the town provides a platform design that meets the new wheelchair accessibility guidelines. Charlie Miller, rail planning coordinator with Vermont Agency of Transportation and a member of the Union Station Committee, suggested Monday ...

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 ...

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. ...

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.

US urges Thailand to lift martial law in 10 days (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The United States urged Thailand's military coup leaders to lift martial law within seven to 10 days and to bring forward elections the generals have promised for late next year.

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 ...

Target Suit Raises Bar for Web Businesses
dmnews.com - To ensure your site is accessible, he said, simply follow Section 508 guidelines. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires access to electronic and information technology provided by the federal government. Sixteen provisions address ...

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...

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 Sunday, March 11, 2007


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DVD Creation - ... mobile devices and support, in the same session, users attending on multiple platform clients, including iPods and PCs running on Mac or Linux operating environments and will enhance Centra with greater support for Section 508 ...

The Need For Accessible Web Design
WebProNews - Whilst the United States of America has implemented "Section 508" of the Rehabilitation Act, the European Union has issued a resolution concerning the importance of web accessibility. The EU government has also strongly encouraged its member states ...

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 ...

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.

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.

As the Hispanic population grows, agencies create separate Web sites to help reach out (Government Computer News)
The Hispanic population in the United States is more than 43 million and is expected to keep growing. The mangers of the General Services Administration s FirstGov en Espa ol Web site are gearing up to ensure the government can reach out to them.

Web Accessibility Meets Web 2.0: What Future Ahead? (MasterNewMedia.org)
The advent of Web 2.0 technologies, user-generated content and the increased use of delivery technologies like PDF and Flash have created a whole new category of usability and accessibility issues that challenge and clash with the design and accessibility design approaches web site designers had been using until now. So where do we go from here? Are the new upcoming W3C accessibility guidelines

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 ...

US dilemma over Thai coup (Asia Times)
NEW YORK - The bloodless coup against a democratically elected government in Thailand last month has forced the United States to review its military relations and suspend aid to one of Washington's long-standing political allies in Southeast Asia.

Disabled access to web sites under UK law
Out-Law - The W3C has a Web Accessibility Initiative, or WAI, which includes the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or WCAG. The WCAG provide three 'conformance levels'. These are known as Levels A, AA and AAA. Each level has a series of checkpoints for ...

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Saturday, March 10, 2007


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.

The Need For Accessible Web Design
WebProNews - Whilst the United States of America has implemented "Section 508" of the Rehabilitation Act, the European Union has issued a resolution concerning the importance of web accessibility. The EU government has also strongly encouraged its member states ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 Friday, March 09, 2007


New rule stymies station project
Brattleboro Reformer - ... funding until the town provides a platform design that meets the new wheelchair accessibility guidelines. Charlie Miller, rail planning coordinator with Vermont Agency of Transportation and a member of the Union Station Committee, suggested Monday ...

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 ...

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

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 .

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 ...

Web retailers need to improve site accessibility
VNUnet - A study by web usability specialist Nomensa found the UK s top 30 web sites all failed to meet globally-recognised Web Content Accessibility Guidelines . John Lewis , Tesco and Marks & Spencer were the only retailers recognised for their consideration ...

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

US urges Thailand to lift martial law in 10 days (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The United States urged Thailand's military coup leaders to lift martial law within seven to 10 days and to bring forward elections the generals have promised for late next year.

Target Suit Raises Bar for Web Businesses
dmnews.com - To ensure your site is accessible, he said, simply follow Section 508 guidelines. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires access to electronic and information technology provided by the federal government. Sixteen provisions address ...

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 Thursday, March 08, 2007


More Related Stories
DVD Creation - ... mobile devices and support, in the same session, users attending on multiple platform clients, including iPods and PCs running on Mac or Linux operating environments and will enhance Centra with greater support for Section 508 ...

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.

As the Hispanic population grows, agencies create separate Web sites to help reach out (Government Computer News)
The Hispanic population in the United States is more than 43 million and is expected to keep growing. The mangers of the General Services Administration s FirstGov en Espa ol Web site are gearing up to ensure the government can reach out to them.

Disabled access to web sites under UK law
Out-Law - The W3C has a Web Accessibility Initiative, or WAI, which includes the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or WCAG. The WCAG provide three 'conformance levels'. These are known as Levels A, AA and AAA. Each level has a series of checkpoints for ...

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 ...

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...

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. ...

US dilemma over Thai coup (Asia Times)
NEW YORK - The bloodless coup against a democratically elected government in Thailand last month has forced the United States to review its military relations and suspend aid to one of Washington's long-standing political allies in Southeast Asia.

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 Wednesday, March 07, 2007


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 .

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 ...

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.

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.

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

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.

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. ...

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 ...

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

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Tuesday, March 06, 2007


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

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 .

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 ...

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

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. ...

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.

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...

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.

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Sunday, March 04, 2007


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.

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Web Accessibility Meets Web 2.0: What Future Ahead? (MasterNewMedia.org)
The advent of Web 2.0 technologies, user-generated content and the increased use of delivery technologies like PDF and Flash have created a whole new category of usability and accessibility issues that challenge and clash with the design and accessibility design approaches web site designers had been using until now. So where do we go from here? Are the new upcoming W3C accessibility guidelines

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 ...

The Need For Accessible Web Design
WebProNews - Whilst the United States of America has implemented "Section 508" of the Rehabilitation Act, the European Union has issued a resolution concerning the importance of web accessibility. The EU government has also strongly encouraged its member states ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Saturday, March 03, 2007


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.

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.

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 .

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 ...

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

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

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Friday, March 02, 2007


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. ...

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.

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...

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 .

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

Accessibility Guidelines news
for Thursday, March 01, 2007


The Need For Accessible Web Design
WebProNews - Whilst the United States of America has implemented "Section 508" of the Rehabilitation Act, the European Union has issued a resolution concerning the importance of web accessibility. The EU government has also strongly encouraged its member states ...

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CNIB gets new home (Timmins Times)
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Disabled access to web sites under UK law
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Web Accessibility Meets Web 2.0: What Future Ahead? (MasterNewMedia.org)
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US dilemma over Thai coup (Asia Times)
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School web sites fail accessibility test
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Legal Precedent Set for Web Accessibility
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Intraware Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
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Numara Software Strengthens Leadership in Education Market; New Product Releases, Steady Stream of Customer (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
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Target lawsuit tests limits of US web accessibility law
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