Techvision giving insights to visiting Xpanxion Team on Assistive Technologies and Accessibility Testing on the occasion of Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017
This blog is an effort to create a background of basic working of screen reading software in context of web as well as desktop applications. In desktop applications, a screen reader identifies User Interface elements rendered on screen and reads out the textual caption associated to the element. A screen reader user listens to this information to be able to easily navigate the Interface.
In context of the web though, it is different. Screen reading software internally makes use of virtual screen where it copies the content rendered on a web page. Then it reads out the content from this virtual screen.
Recently, we have been getting quite a few enquiries regarding ADA website compliance. For those who are on look out for exact standards/regulations for ADA website compliance, then we have the right direction for you. Frankly, there is no specific ADA website compliance standard or regulation in place as of today.
Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can use the Web. More specifically, Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the Web, and that they can contribute to the Web. Web accessibility also benefits others, including older people with changing abilities due to aging.