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Category: Mobile accessibility testing

7 September, 2021 Moiz Yamani

Importance of Mobile Accessibility

Mobile accessibility or accessibility of mobile apps describes the importance of developing mobile applications for smartphones, tablets and wearables that are user-friendly for the one billion people with disabilities. According to the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), this means that your mobile application should be accessible to users with disabilities. Did you know? According to a…

31 August, 2021 Shilpi Kapoor

Automated and Manual Accessibility Testing

The question everyone asks is how do you conduct accessibility testing or which tools do you use? At BarrierBreak, the question that we focus on is who is conducting the accessibility testing. Facts about Effectiveness of Automated Accessibility Tools The facts are out there! The UK Government GDS Accessibility Team conducted an audit of automated accessibility testing tools and…

17 August, 2021 Nidhi Amin

Top 5 resources for learning Accessibility

It was a challenging experience when I was asked to develop an accessible website for one of our clients. Being a newbie to the world of accessibility I had to explore and find resources related to accessibility. One thing I found was, there were so many sites that had information on accessibility that finding the…

20 July, 2021 Moiz Yamani

Digital Accessibility in Banking & Finance

The need for digital accessibility in the sector of Banking and Finance has grown exponentially over the past few years. Banking and Finance Institutions are turning toward more accessible means to serve their customers.  Our team at BarrierBreak, specializing in digital accessibility testing, ensures that your website and mobile applications are accessible by everyone and…

24 June, 2021 Moiz Yamani

Why Online Retail should focus on Digital Accessibility?

Online retail accessibility or e-commerce accessibility is important not only from legal perspective but from an enhanced user-experience and business perspective too. Time to focus on online retail accessibility – an accessible online store ensures a better digital presence and expands your reach to new markets.  Food for thought USD 8 trillion disposable income in…

18 June, 2021 Moiz Yamani

ADA Compliance for Websites

ADA compliance refers to the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design, which states that all electronic and information technology (like websites) must be accessible to people with disabilities. As per UsableNet’s Business Case for web accessibility in 2020 ADA Compliance lawsuits can cost companies between $15,000 and $100,000. What is ADA? As litigation…

15 June, 2021 Ramya Venkitesh

Covid-19 Accessibility Bug Bounty to promote Digital Accessibility – GAAD 2021

#CovidAccessibilityBugBounty community connect initiative by BarrierBreak was launched on GAAD 2021 which had Accessibility Professionals across the globe participate actively to shift the needle on information access. What is Covid Accessibility Bug Bounty? Thursday, May 20, 2021, marked the tenth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) with the purpose to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and…

19 May, 2021 Ramya Venkitesh

Welcome to the next big thing – #CovidAccessibilityBugBounty

Marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), BarrierBreak is launching #CovidAccessibilityBugBounty with the aim to have the community identify bugs on Covid related websites and apps in their region and share it online. What? Globally, most Covid-19 & Vaccine Information websites & mobile apps are inaccessible! Why? People with disabilities are being excluded in a time where access to…