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Web Accessibility:
StandardsandRewards
Jorge Plano
Internet Society, Argentina Chapter
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Web Accessibility
Standards
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Author


Authoringtools


AccessibilityEvaluationtools


(Content)


Useragents


OS / AT


User
Thechain
Producer-User
fortheweb
Areasfor
Standards
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TypeNr.ofproductsNr.ofProducers
1) Contenttenshundreds
ofbillionsofmillions
(CMS, Blog, Wiki...)
2) Authoringtoolshundreds+ hundreds+
3) AccEvaluationtoolstenstens
4) Useragentstenstens
(browsers, players)
5) Operatingsystemstenstens
6) Assistivetechnologythousandsthousands
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1) Content
_______________________________________________________
199x 200x
W3C-WAI
World Wide
Web
Consortium
Web Access
Initiative
WCAG 1.0
Web Content
Accessibility
Guidelines
A AA AAA
National
Laws
National
Standards
US 508
ES AENOR
DE BITV
NZ Web Guidelines
IT LeggeStanca
someadoptW3C-WAI as std
dispersion, needcoordination

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2) Authoringtools
ATAG (W3C –WAI)
AuthoringToolAccessibilityGuidelines
Web enabledauthoringapplications
(CMS, Blog, Wiki...)
Generallya mildaccessibility(orinaccessibility), theyhave
tobe compliantwiththeWCAG also. Theyeditorsshould
havefunctionstofosteraccessibility.
Furthermorethereare manyapplicationsforuse “in house”. StandaloneauthoringapplicationsUndertheinfluenceofW3C-WAI and508 manyofthem
incorporatedaccessibility, up toa certainpoint.
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3) AccessibilityEvaluationtools
Determinedby thestandardstoevaluate.
Thedispersionanduncoordinationof
nationalstandardshavea negativeimpact
in thedevelopmentoftools.
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4) Useragent(browsers, players)
Browsers: verymuchcompliant
Multimedia players: manyworktobe done
UAAG (W3C –WAI)
UserAgentAccessibilityGuidelines
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5) Operatingsystems
Themostpopular
Windows -OS X -Linux Desktops
Havedone andare doingimportanteffortsin
theaccessibilityareaandatpresenthavean
acceptabledegreeofaccessibilityfortheusers
andhaveinnerstructures, withpublished
standards, tofacilitatetheuse anddevelopment
ofassistivetechnology.
Theyalsoincludesomeassistivetechnologytools.
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6) Assistivetechnology
Thestandardsin thisareaare mostly
determinedby theindustry.
Manyin a defactoway.
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Themore criticalareaisthatofcontent,firstby theenormousquantityofproducers
THIS REQUIRES CAPACITY BUILDING
andsecondby theongoingprocessofdispersion
ofstandards
THIS REQUIRES COORDINATION
For a balance
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Web Accessibility
Rewards
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IsWeb Accessibility
a CSR onlyissue?
Funds with no return
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OrWeb Accessibility
havea ROI?
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Thefirstaimofanybodyputting
informationonthewebisthatthe
informationreachesthemost
peopleas possible.
Forprofitornotforprofit.
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Whoisthemostfamous
blindin Internet?
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SEO
SearchEngineOptimization
GOOGLE
WebmasterHelpCenter
Google Help > HelpCenter Home > My site and Google
WebmasterGuidelines
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Windows 3.11+Trumpet
386
56 KBauds
RT*M
14.4 KBauds(orless)
286
DOS
Windows Vista / OS X / Linux
Dual Core
4 MBauds
2.0
56 KBauds(orless)
486
Windows 95
+ PDAs, Cell phones, kiosks
midnineties
today
TheRangehas Broadened
ofcomputingpowerandnetworkspeedattheterminalworkstation
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Accessiblewebsitesare more friendlywithold
or non-typicalhardware orsoftware andslow
connections.
Youcan’tmiss thelowend(unlessyouare
sellingMercedes)
Are youhappyifpartofthemarketcannotreachyoursite?
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Governmentregulations
ImportantfortheIT industry.
Governmentregulationsonbuyingaccessible.
Governmentsare importantmarkets!
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Regulationstocome
OnDecember2006 theUnitedNationsapprovedthe
ConventionontheRightsofPersonswithDisabilities.
Already118 countriessignedit.
Thismean thanin thenextyearsthedisabilityand
accessibilityissueswillbe in a more prominentplace in
thepoliticalagenda thantoday.
Andgovernmentswillproduce manylawsrelatedto
theequalizationofrightsofpeoplewithdisabilitiesthat
willimpactthewebstandardsandbusiness.
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CSR also!!
Persons with disabilitiesare 10 % ofthe
population.
And accessibility is like having Electronic
Curb-Cuts that benefits much more people.
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CONCERNS: Inaccessibilitieswithimpact
YouTube
A fastgrowingservicein Internet, butveryfewcaptionedvideos
Onlya Remixertoolthatmay be usedtoaddcaptions
Mustincludeeasycaptioningtools
andpromotecaptioning!!
CAPTCHAs: Veryfewaccessibles
butveryeasymake
themaccessibles
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KeyIssuesin Web Accessibility
Raiseawareness
Capacitybuilding
Coordinationofstandards