Posts related to digital accessibility
The Risk of Digital Accessibility Lawsuits is Reaching New Markets and Sectors
Lawsuits against companies suspected of flouting the online accessibility requirements related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are now a regular feature of courtrooms in the US. From 2017 to 2018, the number of cases surged and they continued to increase throughout 2019. To help companies better understand the risk of litigation, we continuously track ADA-related proceedings. So, how is the picture changing as we start a new year?
June 16, 2020
Accessibility is more than a compliance issue — it’s a matter of social justice
If you’ve dedicated your career to public service, I’m sure you’re no stranger to the fact that society does not always give as much support as it can to those in need. It’s always an uphill battle to redress that balance, and the road to a fairer society is littered with obstacles, detours and dead ends.
April 23, 2020
Global Accessibility ‘Appreciation’ Day
At AudioEye, we’re big supporters of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). It’s an inspirational awareness day that is now celebrating its ninth successful year, and continues to stimulate interest, personal development, and knowledge-sharing in the web development community.
April 14, 2020
Coronavirus: website accessibility has never been more important
In an effort to urgently help online businesses and organizations address this critical need for digital access, we’re making our AudioEye Pro digital accessibility solution free of charge through June 30 for 90 days. With AudioEye Pro, our industry-leading technology recognizes and resolves many common errors that may pose a barrier. Our solution also includes free developer tools that site owners can use to resolve the remaining errors.Together, we can work to eradicate every barrier to digital access. And there has not been a more important time than now in the digital era.
March 23, 2020
Guide to Cognitive Disabilities & Digital Accessibility
What is a cognitive disability and how does it impact digital accessibility? Use this guide to learn about cognitive disabilities, definitions, examples, and more.
March 04, 2020
What Is Web Accessibility? Here's What You Need to Know
The Internet is vital to everyday life, which is why website accessibility is critical. Learn what it is and how to ensure your digital properties are compliant.
May 13, 2019
International Accessibility Law Repository
The following list outlines some (not all) of the many different web accessibility laws that have been enacted throughout the world. While some are more progressive than others and enforcement varies from region to region, more and more of the laws leverage the internationally recognized Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as a key measure for testing and validating websites for optimal accessibility and usability.
June 21, 2016