The Access Board released a final rule that updates accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The rule also refreshes guidelines for telecommunications equipment subject to Section 255 of the Communications Act. The rule will take effect in one year. The Section […]
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An excellent article about recent legal developments impacting technology and information access for people with disabilities. http://lflegal.com/2015/03/legal-update-csun15/
Scientists at the University of Michigan are working on a revolutionary display technology that could one day feature in a Kindle-style Braille tablet for the visually impaired. Learn about it here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/13/holy-braille-scientists-developing-kindle-style-tablet-for-blind.html
Video description is audio-narrated descriptions of a television program’s key visual elements. These descriptions are inserted into natural pauses in the program’s dialogue. Video description makes TV programming more accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Availability of video description FCC rules require local TV station affiliates of ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC […]