Tim Berners-Lee said it best: “The power of the web is in its universality”. To make websites truly universal they must be accessible, ie: “that every person can perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the web.” Here are 10 tips to broaden the reach of your information, products and services by designing your communications with everyone in mind: http://bit.ly/2uiIz5H
Accessibility is taken seriously at Google. They’ve now combined strong accessibility guidelines for Android developers with their speech recognition technology to make smartphones more accessible than ever. This article is a good description of Google’s approach, but it also provides insight into the importance of accessibility and how web products need to think about the people that can be better reached and served through the best practices of good accessibility.
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