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Saturday, July 22, 2006

Accessibility Standards: - Ont. restaurants commit to improved accessibility


Ont. restaurants commit to improved accessibility
CTV - lease contract that demands upon expiry for the premises to undertake renovations that include accessibility features. In the past, the OHRC has called for the Ontario government to amend the provincial building code to meet accessibility standards.

Novus Leisure begins online drive
NetImperative - The search engine friendly sites meet W3C accessibility standards and plans are in place to provide a secure transactions area before Christmas to process online booking deposits along with the development of an API to allow select third parties to

Google, AOL, Yahoo improve service for the blind
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - The new Web services coincide with a push to revise federal Web accessibility standards and renewed legal efforts to get accessibility guidelines more widely adopted. Currently, no federal law requires all Web sites to be accessible to the blind or to

Top national advocate for the disabled sets terms for endorsement of
ZDNet Blogs - Barrier and Linsky during the Halloween hearing where, to anyone who didn't know any better, it sounded as though PWDs would be solely dependent on open source developers to make sure that ODF-compliant solutions met certain accessibility standards

Property problems: Who pays for providing wheelchair access?
New Zealand Herald - Q: Are businesses that are visited by the public required to provide wheelchair access where the need for A: The Building Act 2004 sets the accessibility standards for buildings.

Friday, July 21, 2006

Accessibility Standards: - Google makes internet easier for visually impaired in Hawaii


Google makes internet easier for visually impaired in Hawaii
Hawaii Health Guide, HI - 13 hours ago... The new Web services coincide with a push to revise federal Web accessibility standards and renewed legal efforts to get accessibility guidelines more widely ...

Police station refit has high price tag
Cape Codder, MA - 10 hours ago... not include removing lead, asbestos and mold; partitioning the bullpen area; bringing the building up to handicapped accessibility standards; architect fees ...

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Accessibility Standards: - Google, AOL, Yahoo improve service for the blind


Google, AOL, Yahoo improve service for the blind
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA - 10 hours ago... The new Web services coincide with a push to revise federal Web accessibility standards and renewed legal efforts to get accessibility guidelines more widely ...

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Accessibility Standards: - Top national advocate for the disabled sets terms for endorsement of


Top national advocate for the disabled sets terms for endorsement of
ZDNet Blogs - Barrier and Linsky during the Halloween hearing where, to anyone who didn't know any better, it sounded as though PWDs would be solely dependent on open source developers to make sure that ODF-compliant solutions met certain accessibility standards

Annie Jennings
PRWeb - Survey of Premiership Football Club Websites A report published by net-progress into English Premier League Football Club websites has revealed that 85% of those websites failed to meet basic accessibility standards and were also likely to provide an

Civil Rules: Navigating New Data 'Accessibility' Standards
Law.com - The proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which the Supreme Court approved in April, are certain to bring a sea change in the way modern litigation is conducted. Now that we are less than six months away from the promulgation

Microsoft's Expression Web Designer vs. Adobe's Dreamweaver First look
DVD Creation - There are design standards, such as Cascading Style Sheets; meta data standards, such as XHMTL; data transfer standards, such as XML; and accessibility standards for the visually impaired. Design tools for the Web artist are needed to support these

Time to narrow the field
Great Falls Tribune - The county reduced the number of polling places to meet federal accessibility standards. The Help America Vote Act set a 2006 deadline to get polling places up to par. There are now 16 polling places in the City of Great Falls, and 10 additional

Accessibility Standards: - Quality Assurance To Support New Disabled Web Access Guidelines


Quality Assurance To Support New Disabled Web Access Guidelines
24-7PressRelease.com - Disabled internet users have largely been overlooked in the past; a 2004 survey by the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) showed that 81% of UK websites failed to meet accessibility standards. /24-7PressRelease/ - EAST SUSSEX, UK, March 24, 2006 - In

Segala Certifies The Da Vinci Code Trail Website
pressbox.co.uk - With that goal in mind, Segala were the obvious choice to help us build a site that meets our strict requirements for compliance with the W3C accessibility standards. They have delivered exactly what we needed. Paul Walsh, CEO of Segala said

Sites offside for disabled fans
Birmingham Post - It's been law in the UK since 1999 to ensure that your website is designed to accessibility standards and it's only a matter of time before we see successful cases being fought here in the UK." A range of recent reports has mirrored AbilityNet's

Property Problems
New Zealand Herald - to part of the building used by a sub-tenant? If so, who is responsible: the owner of the building, the company leasing the building or the tenants who are renting a portion of the property? A: The Building Act 2004 sets the accessibility standards

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Accessibility Standards: - Quality Assurance To Support New Disabled Web Access Guidelines


Quality Assurance To Support New Disabled Web Access Guidelines
24-7PressRelease.com - Disabled internet users have largely been overlooked in the past; a 2004 survey by the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) showed that 81% of UK websites failed to meet accessibility standards. /24-7PressRelease/ - EAST SUSSEX, UK, March 24, 2006 - In

EU aims to bridge digital divide
Times of Malta - Moreover, in the EU, only 10 per cent of persons over 65 use the internet and only three per cent of public websites comply fully with minimum web accessibility standards. Addressing the conference, Information Society and Media Commissioner Viviane

Irish public sector websites get lost in translation
Silicon Republic - We have helped a host of Irish and Welsh organisations to publish their websites in multiple languages, ensuring that they comply with accessibility standards. Where organisations don't have language provisions in place it is often because budgets
 


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