As social distancing becomes the new normal, more and more business, education and communication is heading online. Digital accessibility is more important now than ever. Newly remote employees and employers are only now noticing the accessibility problems and obstacles on their websites and applications. Individuals are taking advantage of apps and sites for communication that
Why captions? Whenever I mention at conferences or meetups that accessible video for blind watchers should have audio descriptions, I am asked a lot of questions: How precise should the audio descriptions be? What should be omitted? Should colors be mentioned (yes, they should)? What video players play audio descriptions? Et cetera. In other words,
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AccessibilityOz is an accessibility consultancy based in Australia and the United States. Gian Wild, the founder and Director, has worked on the accessibility of various web sites since 1998 and spent six years with the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group contributing to WCAG2. AccessibilityOz offers a range of accessibility services and products to organisations and Government departments around the world. We have completed hundreds of audits and run training sessions and seminars over the last ten years for clients including United Nations, National Science Foundation, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Bureau of Meteorology and McDonald’s.