E-accessibility - 2

Ad-blocking software could make websites more accessible

2015.10.05

The autoplaying ads are annoying for most internet users, but for those with disabilities or long-term conditions, they make those websites largely inaccessible. So this month’s launch of Apple’s operating system iOS 9 could ...

Belgium also stumbles on Web accessibility

2015.09.09

Only 14% of Belgian websites are easily accessible to people with disabilities. This is shown by a survey conducted by the Moniteur de l'accessibilité. The 209 websites selected and collected in a sample were ...

Sharks of Silicon Valley unite on disability

2015.08.28

Microsoft, Facebook, Dropbox, Yahoo and LinkedIn are some of the leading companies in Silicon Valley that have decided to work together to make technology more accessible for people with disabilities. In collaboration with prestigious ...

Digital barriers worse than architectural ones

2015.07.27

It seems paradoxical, but today the Internet is the main architectural barrier for the disabled because the majority of sites continue to be inaccessible. This is confirmed by a study conducted in Spain by ...

The evils of captcha explained by a blind person

2015.03.19

Whoever forgets their online banking password or any other account with sensitive data must pass the dreaded captcha test. This is an image containing letters and numbers that, for security reasons, the user must ...

A nasty surprise for the blind who update their iPhone

2015.02.17

Sometimes, unfortunately, new discoveries hide nasty surprises. Which is what happened to me when I realised that if blind or visually impaired people activate Voiceover on their iPhone or iPad using IOS 8.1.2, they ...