2016 has seen a surge in the demand of accessibility testing services due to the compliance requirements particularly due to various laws and standards in the US, Canada, Australia, and… Read More »Accessibility Testing – Offshore & Captive Model
We at BarrierBreak get to look at a lot of sites and analyse their accessibility errors and successes. One of the most common pain points we find are inaccessible modal… Read More »Accessible modal dialogs: A tricky minefield
If you are an NGO working on skill development of people with low vision, this is an opportunity you cannot resists! Don’t know what technology to teach them? Don’t know… Read More »Opportunities for Skill Development of People with low vision
If you’re familiar with e-books, then you most probably are aware of the ePub standard. It has wide support, which continues to grow. Many digital book reading apps like iBooks… Read More »The world of digital publishing has just taken a very important step
We welcome 2017 by celebrating a lot of big changes happening in the land of accessibility guidelines and standards. The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group and WCAG 2.1 One of the… Read More »Some new and upcoming changes to the land of accessibility guidelines and standards
The terms usability and accessibility though closely related are often confused. A technically accessible product does not necessarily imply that it is usable, especially for people with disabilities who use… Read More »Why testing with people with disabilities is important?
As per the the World Health Organization, there are around 285 million blind and people with visual impairment in the world, of which 90 per cent live in developing countries.… Read More »Explaining the Marrakesh Treaty for publishers and disability people’s organizations.
The case for providing an e-book has already been made, and publishers have already started to address this market! The question now to be asked is whether there is a… Read More »Is there a case for an accessible E-book using the EPUB3 standard?