Director of Accessibility at Nomensa, Léonie (@LeonieWatson) will look at the realities of screen readers, including how markup affects accessibility in these times of ARIA and HTML5. Using live demonstrations she’ll show frequently used features. Plus she’ll be updating us on screen reader usage stats and what’s now available on different platforms.
by Kiran Kaja
Accessibility Engineer at Adobe, Kiran (@kirankaja12) will provide an overview of the current state of accessibility in PDF and Flash. When properly tagged, PDF documents offer an excellent user experience for users who may have to use assistive technology. Further, creating rich internet applications with multimedia content for the web with all the required accessibility features can be easily achieved with the Flash platform.
14th February 2011