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Accessibilité. CCSM propose une loupe bien pensée

l'outil loupe (magnifer) que l'on trouve dans le gestionnaire de fenêtres Compiz, compizconfig-settings-manager

NVDA 2012 and accessible PDF tables

It's no exaggeration to say that the recently released NVDA upgrade is a huge step forward for PDF accessibility. With respect to tables, NVDA now matches JAWS in almost every way that matters, and in some respects it is significantly better. NVDA is now a realistic alternative to JAWS.

Le Chal: A haptic feedback based shoe for the blind | Anirudh Sharma | touchaddict

Le-Chal is a way finding aid for the visually impaired that uses a language of vibrations, complementing their natural adaptations and extends their limitations.

WebAIM: Using NVDA to Evaluate Web Accessibility

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It is important to evaluate the accessibility of web content with a screen reader, but screen readers can be very complicated programs for the occasional user, so many people avoid them. This doesn't need to be the case. While screen readers are complicated, it is possible to test web content for accessibility without being a "power user."

Can Assistive Technology Make a Website Accessible? | Karl Groves

One of the common misconceptions people tend to have about assistive technologies is that assistive technologies can “make things accessible”. The assumption in such cases seems based on an incomplete understanding of how assistive technologies work

Deux-trois trucs pour tester l’accessibilité d’un site à l’aide de « Jaws » • Rubrique Accessibilité • Babylon Design

Découvrez dans un screencast de moins de 5 minutes quelques raccourcis essentiels pour tester votre site avec la synthèse vocale la plus répandue du marché.


WebAIM: Blog - Semantic Automation

Semantic automation is when user agents, such as browsers and screen readers, create meaning and relationships where the presented meaning and relationships are missing, ambiguous, or incorrect. In short, it’s applying algorithms to try and fix things that are probably broken. It’s computers guessing for good.

Testing the accessibility of the CSS generated content |

This article is about how screen readers speak the content added with CSS pseudo-elements :before and :after

Access to Electronic Books, a Comparative Review

The aim of this article is to inform the reader about accessible services and how to gain access to them. Because some services require specific hardware for their access, we will provide limited descriptions of hardware.

How do you detect a screen reader? – Humanising Technology Blog

The short answer is that you can’t. At the time of writing there isn’t a way to reliably detect whether someone visiting your site is using a screen reader (or screen magnifier). You might have heard that Flash will do the trick, but that might not be quite the solution you’re expecting.

Punkchip | Why we should support users with no Javascript

The 2010 WebAIM Screen Reader Survey found that only 1.6% of screenreader users have no Javascript when browsing (compared to 10.4% the previous year) so that argument is wearing thin.

The Evolution of Assistive Technology into Everyday Products | Accessibility NZ

This paper looks at some technologies and concepts used by people with disabilities, and how these technologies and ideas have grown from, or with assistive technology.

Site francophone de NVDA

Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) est une revue d'écran gratuite et open-source pour le système d'exploitation Microsoft Windows.

Votre aide pour le site francophone de NVDA - Blog Webatou, le Web accessible à tous

Le site francophone du lecteur d'écran NVDA a changé d'adresse et de nom de domaine, il est devenu

Etat des lieux de l‘accessibilité de HTML5 | BrainCracking

Réflexions et questionnement d'un développeur Web pour qui l'accessibilité ne fait pas partie de son domaine d'expertise

Setting up a screen reader test environment » iheni :: making the web worldwide

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some tips to get you started when setting up a screen reader testing environment.


Camera Mouse

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Camera Mouse is a free program that enables you to control the mouse pointer on your computer screen just by moving your head

Utilisation des CSS : rendre invisible un contenu nécessaire aux utilisateurs de lecteurs d'écrans « Documents sur l'accessibilité du Web « Ideose, numérique pour tous

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Il existe plusieurs mécanismes pour cacher du contenu. Il est important qu’une technique mise en œuvre donne le résultat souhaité et qu’elle soit accessible.

WCAG 2.0 Audio Audio Contrast Tool Help For Success Criteria 1.4.7. - E-Ramp Inc. Assistive Technology for people with disabilities

WCAG 2.0, Success Criteria 1.4.7 is a guideline for accessible audio files on the internet. The goal is to help people who are hard of hearing understand the speech (foreground). This is done by making sure that any background music or noise is very quiet. Background music (or sound) should be at least 20dB lower than the foreground speech.

Importance of HTML Headings for Accessibility

According to a screenreader survey, 76% of screenreader users use headings to navigate either ‘often’ or ‘all the time’. With that statistic we can’t argue how important headings are especially for people with disabilities.


About Fire Vox

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Fire Vox is an open source, freely available talking browser extension for the Firefox web browser. Think of it as a screen reader that is designed especially for Firefox.

WebAnywhere: A Screen Reader On the Go

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WebAnywhere is a web-based screen reader for the web.

Limitations of Web Accessibility

Here, we will try to point out those limitations in order for you to better understand web. Accessibility. It is important to note though that experts are presently working on these issues to address or improve them.

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