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Transperth, one of the most important websites in Western Australia, does not meet current web accessibility standards.
Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes launches Access iQ™.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 19 Jul 2012
Google's flagship social network, Google+, has made a breakthrough with the launch of Hangout Captions.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 6 Jul 2012
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has today launched the ABC iView app for iPhone, with caption functionality included.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 28 Jun 2012
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) has had a significant win in its lawsuit against the online movie provider Netflix, with the District Court of Massachusetts holding that the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to website-only businesses.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 21 Jun 2012
Running from 6 August to 14 September, our six-week online web accessibility course is Australia's only tertiary-backed accessibility course for web professionals.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 13 Jun 2012
Google has announced closed captions are now available on the Google+ video player, following suit with YouTube, the online video streaming and sharing site where closed captions are already enabled.
  • Author: Access iQ
  • Date: 8 Jun 2012
Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) has launched an online guide listing all programs available with audio description on Canadian TV channels.
  • Author: Access iQ
  • Date: 6 Jun 2012
The Canadian government has lost its appeal against a court ruling that said its website was in breach of charter rights of people with vision disabilities.
  • Author: Access iQ
  • Date: 6 Jun 2012
The use of free screen reader NVDA and screen readers on mobile devices has increased significantly over the last year, according to a survey conducted by WebAIM.
  • Author: Access iQ
  • Date: 5 Jun 2012
Adobe has announced it is working with NV Access to improve the accessibility of its Portable Document Files (PDFs) with the free, open source screen reader NVDA.
  • Author: Access iQ
  • Date: 4 Jun 2012

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