Commentary

The Kaltura player may be Section 508 compliant, but it has a quite a few accessibility problems that remain when auditing the player under WCAG 2.0 ‘AA’ compliance, making it difficult to use for people with visual or physical impairments.
Media Access Australia's CEO Alex Varley attended the second day of the annual OZeWAI conference, held in Canberra on 25-27 November. The conference targets mainly accessibility professionals and Alex shares his insights and highlights from a full program.
  • Author: Alex Varley
  • Date: 27 Nov 2015
Media Access Australia’s Matthew Putland reflects on learning about accessible code, and the positive benefits it can have on web design.
Innovation by a leading bank has been rendered inaccessible and has raised concerns around accessibility and security.
Monday December 16 marks 100 days since the Coalition won the federal election. Access iQ takes a look at where web accessibility sits in the new government.
  • Author: Chris Pycroft
  • Date: 11 Dec 2013
Robert Pearson discusses how multilingual description can be provided in web-based media.
  • Author: Robert Pearson
  • Date: 12 Sep 2013
New forms of audio description are emerging and it's important to understand that not all web based media description is the same.
  • Author: Robert Pearson
  • Date: 27 Aug 2013
Are audio description guidelines for broadcast content sufficient for online content?
  • Author: Robert Pearson
  • Date: 4 Jul 2013
Where in the standard publishing process does accessibility fit?
  • Author: Adem Cifcioglu
  • Date: 15 Apr 2013
Putting audio description of multimedia content on the web has always been challenging.
  • Author: Robert Pearson
  • Date: 11 Apr 2013
While YouTube may be seen as a pioneer of Deaf access online, the premature release of its auto-captioning feature could be doing more harm than good.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 10 Apr 2013
Is there more than one level to the richness of audio description?
  • Author: Robert Pearson
  • Date: 15 Mar 2013
Google released a promotional website for its Project Glass last week, a device worn as glasses which integrates smartphone technology.
  • Author: Eliza Cussen
  • Date: 28 Feb 2013
2012 was a year of real ups and downs for the de facto standards for web accessibility, WCAG 2.0.
  • Author: Jonathan Hassell
  • Date: 11 Feb 2013
It exists in many forms, but the common objective for all description initiatives is always increased media accessibility.
  • Author: Robert Pearson
  • Date: 5 Feb 2013
In order to have maximum engagement with all your customers, your digital channels must be accessible to ensure equality and inclusion.
  • Author: Amajjika Kumara
  • Date: 16 Jan 2013
Find out who the audience for accessibility statements is, the main reasons most don’t work, and tips for how to get it right.
  • Author: Jonathan Hassell
  • Date: 15 Jan 2013
Explore the accessibility of media players, interoperability with assistive technologies, crowdsourcing components, and multiplatform accessibility.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 7 Jan 2013
'Drawing a line in the sand' can free up organisations to move forwards with accessibility, without legacy issues holding them back.
  • Author: Jonathan Hassell
  • Date: 20 Dec 2012
It's not just users who dislike autoplay videos that will be affected by the newly proposed addition to Facebook's advertising.
  • Author: Chris Pycroft
  • Date: 19 Dec 2012

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