All posts by Ruoxi Ran

W3C Accessibility Maturity Model

Why Does Accessibility Need a Maturity Model? It’s not enough to get a product accessible. The entire product experience should be accessible, and organizations need to implement processes and systems that can objectively measure whether the correct steps have been taken to keep the product experience accessible. This maturity model additionally includes employee-facing communications, training, […]

Accessibility of Remote Meetings Published as W3C Group Note

W3C WAI announces publication of the Group Note Accessibility of Remote Meetings. It is a companion to the more succinct W3C resource: How to Make Your Presentations and Meetings Accessible to All. The impact of COVID-19 has seen a substantial increase in usage of remote meeting platforms. Before 2020, software-based remote meeting applications were available, […]

Synchronization Accessibility User Requirements (SAUR)

The successful synchronization of multimedia content, especially audio and video, is essential to accessible web-based communication and cooperation. Understandable media is therefore media synchronized to very specific limits, which have been investigated in multiple research studies. By clarifying the parameters of adequate synchronization we can influence the development of future technologies, specifications, and accessibility guidelines. […]

Updated Chinese Accessibility Standard Will Help China Build a Barrier-free Information Environment

[在此查看中文消息] Last August the Chinese Standardization Administration issued a new national standard, GB/T 37668-2019, “Information Technology Requirements and Testing Methods for Accessibility of Web Content“. According to the China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDPF) , this standard will be implemented as a recommended standard in March 2020, and will promote technical and policy support for information […]