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W3C honored with Emmy® Award for Standardization of a Full TV Experience

W3C is delighted to be the recipient of a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. We are being recognized for worldwide media standard enabling a Full TV Experience on the Web. Among the web technologies that the Web Consortium develops, HTML5 has brought videos to the Web, […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (W3C Liaisons)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) W3C Liaisons Liaisons and coordination with numerous organizations and SDOs is crucial for W3C to: avoid duplication of work; mitigate different milestones timing, different confidentiality rules, different IPR, different vision of the Web; make sure standards […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (W3C Training)

W3C Training (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) In partnership with edX, W3C started a  MOOC training program in June 2015: W3Cx. W3Cx offers a “Front-End Web Developer” (FEWD) professional certificate program which consists of a suite of five W3Cx courses on […]
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Restarting W3C translations program

In January 2017, due to operational considerations, W3C announced it would no longer be tracking volunteer translations of W3C specifications. We are happy to announce that W3C is now able to support again the translator community in their efforts to publish translations of W3C specifications. This renewed support comes with a more robust system, a […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (Developer Relations)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) W3C Developer Relations To foster the excellent feedback loop between Web Standards development and Web developers, and to grow participation from that diverse community, the W3C team has revived its Developer Relations activities with a three-pronged […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Web for All (Web Accessibility)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) W3C “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)  2.1”, which became a W3C Recommendation in June, has been adopted for web content, electronic documents, and non-web software, such as native mobile applications by the three official European […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Web for All (Internationalization (i18n))

  Internationalization (i18n) (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) To live up to the “World Wide” portion of its name, and for the Web to truly work for stakeholders all around the world, there must be a collaboration of language experts, Web […]
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EPUBCheck 4.2.0 RC published: Check EPUBCheck!

The DAISY Consortium has just delivered today the Release Candidate of EPUBCheck 4.2.0. It brings complete support to the latest specification of EPUB: EPUB 3.2. EPUB 3.2 is the a sound and reliable specification of the EPUB 3 standard, massively used in the digital publishing industry. The EPUB3 Community Group has published it as a […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Web for All (Security, Privacy, Identity)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and includes some updates since that report.) This has been an exciting year for Web privacy and security activities at W3C: W3C held workshops to address the privacy, security, and usability challenges presented by powerful hardware sensors, device capabilities, and APIs (Permissions and User […]
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