Thanks to a good friend, Harish Kotian who posted news about revamp of RBI’s website on Access India mailing list (external link) so I decided to have a quick look at revamped website of Reserve Bank of India (external link) and make note of my comments: As the page got loaded, (visually) I have noticed… Continue Reading Accessibility Review: Revamped website of Reserve Bank of India
IRCTC has recently launched their next generation ticketing system and we decided to post accessibility review in a two or more parts. Reason for splitting into parts is that we would want IRCTC to fix problems in phased manner and start with the main and popular section of the website – Booking a train ticket!… Continue Reading Accessibility Review – IRCTC Next Generation e-Ticketing System – Part 1
It was nice to be at July meet-up of DesignDay. Here is a recap of the event, my slides and as promised some resources! What’s DesignDay? DesignDay is a platform for designers to meet, discuss and solve problems together. The event started by introductions including name, what do they do, what can they offer to… Continue Reading DesignDay meet-up at Bangalore – slides and resources
To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, throughout the day we will be posting a few articles that hopefully would inspire you to take yet another step towards including accessibility into product roadmap. Often we hear that implementing accessibility is difficult, costs more money and so on. This is true if we think of accessibility post… Continue Reading Accessibility Testing – how to motivate coworkers?
Last year and year before, Global Accessibility Awareness Day was marked across the world and it was a huge success. Let’s get ready to mark this important day this year too! This is one event where you don’t have to worry about the size of event, may it be small or big; that’s fine. Here… Continue Reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day – May 15th – some ideas to host!
4th January is birthday of Mr. Louis Braille (1809 – 1852). He is the inventor of script Braille – a written script for people with vision impairment and those who are deaf and blind. Though there is so much advancement in Technology, still Braille plays a key role in the lives of people with vision… Continue Reading Braille is still relevant – a Tribute to Louis Braille
We have invited a screen reader user Mrs. Kameshwari to write a review on TaxiForSure one of the popular cab services in India. Objective of this post is to raise awareness and make issues readily available for TaxiForSure team. We hope the team would make its app accessible. Here is what Kameshwari says: Taxi For… Continue Reading TaxiForSure iOS app – review by a screen reader user
2013 have been a great year in terms of accessibility as we have witnessed great response for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, seriousness on accessibility from several companies. We wish everyone a happy, prosperous, healthy and successful 2014. We at SG Accessibility continue to focus on speeding awareness on accessibility. Thank you for everyone who have… Continue Reading Happy and Accessible 2014!
Today was a mess. I was on my way to the August month’s Bangalore Accessibility Meet up and our car got stuck on the way and we had to spend a tremendous amount of time to reach out to service centre and so on, and I was delayed for the meet up. however, it was… Continue Reading Accessibility Meet-up August 2013 – Summary
Word press 3.7 will get rid of <title> attribute Industry Coalition attempts to make e-Readers inaccessible What’s Quick Navigation mode in VoiceOver screen reader for Mac OS X by Victor Tsaran Esc key to close modal dialogs and menus Slightly updated: Intro to Web Accessibility Resources by WebAxe OK, Glass, I can’t walk. So help… Continue Reading Accessibility Round up – 12th August 2013