The Writers’ Strike and its impact on accessibility
The Writers Guild of America have been on strike since May 2023 due to labour conditions failing to keep up with changes in the media landscape. This has affected the shows and movies released since, with many having poor quality or delayed accessibility features.
Wimbledon’s innovative technology for accessibility
Wimbledon is a pioneer in the use of VR headsets to allow people with low vision to watch tennis matches. Recently, they collaborated with Vodafone to provide tennis fans with 5G-powered headsets in a trial run.
US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Lindsey Graham introduced the Digital Consumer Protection Commission Act in July 2023. This Act aims to regulate the Big Tech industry, including the areas of privacy and digital accessibility.
Good hyperlink labels ensure that users with disabilities can navigate content effectively, contributing to a better overall browsing experience. In this week’s blog, read about best practices and techniques to create accessible hyperlinks.
Reflow is a level AA success criterion in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). It allows users to view web content on smaller screens or browser sizes without needing to scroll in more than one direction.
Towards accessible train journeys: Rail Passenger Rights Regulation
The EU coordinates efforts to ensure rail transport in their countries is efficient and safe. They also strive to set standards and minimum levels of service, such as those outlined in the Rail Passenger Rights Regulation.