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WAI-ARIA Overview

WAI-ARIA Overview
Quick links: WAI-ARIA, User Agent Implementation Guide, FAQ See also FAQ: What is the current status of WAI-ARIA development? Introduction WAI-ARIA, the Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite, defines a way to make Web content and Web applications more accessible to people with disabilities. This page describes the problems that WAI-ARIA addresses, and introduces the WAI-ARIA suite of technical documents. Making Ajax and Related Technologies Accessible Figure 1: Tree control Web sites are increasingly using more advanced and complex user interface controls, such as tree controls for Web site navigation like the example in Figure 1. Another example of an accessibility barrier is drag-and-drop functionality that is not available to users who use a keyboard only and cannot use a mouse. Many Web applications developed with Ajax (also known as AJAX), DHTML, and other technologies pose additional accessibility challenges. Technical Solutions WAI-ARIA provides Web authors with the following:

Différences de conception entre les standards WCAG 2.0 et SGQRI 008 Par Jean-Marie D’Amour avec la collaboration de Yves Hudon Note : Ce texte de vulgarisation n’engage en rien le Bureau du dirigeant principal de l’information au Secrétariat du Conseil du trésor, responsable des standards du gouvernement du Québec sur l’accessibilité du Web (standards SGQRI 008). Soulignons d’abord une différence importante de conception entre le standard international WCAG 2.0 du W3C adopté en décembre 2008 et les standards de l’administration québécoise sur l’accessibilité du Web (standards SGQRI 008) adoptés par le Conseil du trésor en mai 2011. Le standard WCAG 2.0 se présente sous la forme de recommandations que le W3C appelle « critères de succès » alors que les standards SGQRI 008 décrivent des exigences à satisfaire obligatoirement pour qu’un contenu soit conforme à ces standards. Dans un objectif de pérennité, le standard WCAG 2.0 se veut général et applicable à tout type de technologie. Retour en haut de page

Text reader for your PC - TextAloud is the text to speech converter that reads emails, documents and more. The World's Most Popular Text to Speech Tool! Our TextAloud 3.0 release is here and it is loaded with new features! TextAloud reads text from email, web pages, reports and more, aloud on your PC. TextAloud can also save your daily reading to MP3 or Windows Media files ready for playback on your iPod, PocketPC, or even on your TV with Tivo's Home Media Option. Be more productive or just be entertained wherever you go with our text reader. If you haven't heard computer speech lately, you'll be amazed at how human-like the latest voices really are. Why wait? You can download a free trial version of TextAloud. Business people, students, educators, writers, lawyers, homemakers and busy people from all walks of life find TextAloud to be an essential tool they use every day.

La conformité selon WCAG 2.0 Table des matières Avant d'aborder l'étude des règles d'accessibilité, il est important de comprendre comment le W3C définit la notion de conformité. C'est pourquoi nous citons ici intégralement cette section des WCAG 2.0. ConformitéCette section est normative.Cette section reprend les exigences de conformité aux WCAG 2.0. Elle explique aussi comment faire une déclaration de conformité, ce qui est optionnel. Finalement, elle décrit la signification du terme compatible avec l'accessibilité, puisque la conformité ne peut dépendre que des technologies qui sont utilisées de manière compatible avec l'accessibilité. Voir aussi : Comprendre la conformité Retour en haut de page Aide à la navigation Retour en haut de page

Is Apple Configurator The Right Tool For Your Business? Apple Configurator - Is it right for your school or business? One of the first things most IT folks will think about Apple Configurator is that it’s pretty limited compared to some of the mobile device management suites on the market (including Apple’s Profile Manager in Lion Server). MDM suites are designed to make device management as easy, automatic, and wireless as possible. Most include robust monitoring and reporting features – virtually all can use Apple’s push notification system to update a managed device at any time. Configurator, on the other hand, requires connecting each iOS device to a Mac using a USB cable to perform any administrative tasks like configuring device settings, assigning a device to a user, installing apps, or updating iOS. That means that Configurator isn’t appropriate for a lot of businesses or workplace situations. So, what kinds of environments is Apple Configurator suited to? These preconfigured devices are then handed out to users. Related

Introduction Table des matières Origine des standards d’accessibilité Connaître l’Initiative pour l’accessibilité du Web du W3C WCAG 2.0 (en anglais) (2008-12-08) et WCAG 2.0 (en français) (2009-06-25) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines ou WCAG 1.0 (mai 1999) SGQRI 008 (gouv. du Québec) Autres règles (interprétations locales) Norme sur l’accessibilité des sites Web (gouv. canadien 2011-08) Section 508 (États-Unis, décembre 2000) AccessiWeb (France 2012, Référentiel v2.2, Référentiel HTML5/ARIA) RGAA (France, 2009-07-03, v2.2 2009-11-16) Retour en haut de page Autres travaux de la Web Accessibility Initiative Vue d’ensemble des règles pour l’accessibilité WCAG 2.0 ou Règle pour l’accessibilité des contenus Web 2.0 SGQRI ou Standards du gouvernement du Québec sur les ressources informationnelles Les standards du gouvernement du Québec SGQRI sont autant de profils du standard WCAG 2.0 du W3C. Retour en haut de page Retour en haut de page

iPod fathers unveil their next project, the Nest Learning Thermostat (hands-on) Over the summer, we got word that a couple of unnamed ex-Apple engineers were getting ready to unveil an unnamed product, under the guise of an unnamed startup. As it turns out, that startup was Nest Labs, and those Apple alums were none other than Tony Fadell, longtime SVP of Apple's iPod division, and lead engineer Matt Rogers. And yes, the product they had to share makes fine use of a click wheel. But if you thought they'd be cooking up a next-gen music player, you'd be wrong. Nest Learning Thermostat See all photos 35 Photos Nest Learning Thermostat hands-on See all photos 18 Photos According to Nest, the thermostat takes about a week to start picking up on your routine, at which point it adjusts the temperature accordingly. Because of those far-field sensors, in particular, the Nest knows that you're not at home if it hasn't detected movement in ages. So about that click wheel. And what would a connected appliance be without some remote control functionality? Comments

Standards sur l'accessibilité du Web :: Secretariat du Conseil du Trésor Le standard SGQRI 008-01 énonce les règles permettant à tout site Web, public ou intranet ou extranet, d'être accessible afin de faciliter son utilisation par toute personne, handicapée ou non. Standard sur l'accessibilité d'un site Web (1,19 Mo) Retour en haut de la page Le standard SGQRI 008-02 énonce les règles permettant à tout document téléchargeable sur un site Web, public ou intranet ou extranet, d'être accessible afin de faciliter son utilisation par toute personne, handicapée ou non. Standard sur l'accessibilité d'un document téléchargeable (865 Ko) Le standard SGQRI 008-03 énonce les règles permettant à toute animation Web ou contenu audio ou vidéo dans un site Web, public ou intranet ou extranet, d'être accessible afin de faciliter son utilisation par toute personne, handicapée ou non. Standard sur l'accessibilité du multimédia dans un site Web (1 Mo) Grandes lignes (203 Ko) Dispositions transitoires et finales (669 Ko) Foire aux questions (629 Ko)

Go Read Android App Free e-Book Readers Enters Public Beta Testing: Go Read is a free e-book reader app that brings Bookshare titles to Android mobile devices. Benetech, the app's developer, launched Bookshare in 2002 to make books accessible to persons unable to read standard print due to a visual, cognitive, or physical disability. The nonprofit's online library of over 140,000 titles is the largest in the world. Any reader with an individual or institutional Bookshare membership can use Go Read to download content, which includes popular fiction, nonfiction, and educational titles in DAISY audio or Braille Refreshable Format (BRF) files. Those with documented disabilities -- including legal blindness or dyslexia -- can join Bookshare for free. Go Read App Features & Requirements Go Read is a pared-down version of Benetech's Read2Go app for Apple iOS devices released in 2011. Go Read's current version is 3.8.0. Using Go Read to Download Books Once you find the book you want, tap the screen to download it.

Accessibility The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect. Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web The Web is fundamentally designed to work for all people, whatever their hardware, software, language, culture, location, or physical or mental ability. Thus the impact of disability is radically changed on the Web because the Web removes barriers to communication and interaction that many people face in the physical world. The mission of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is to lead the Web to its full potential to be accessible, enabling people with disabilities to participate equally on the Web. See below for: Why: The Case for Web Accessibility It is essential that the Web be accessible in order to provide equal access and equal opportunity to people with diverse abilities. There is also a strong business case for accessibility. What: Examples of Web Accessibility Alternative Text for Images Keyboard Input

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