Month: November 2015
What’s the Difference Between Accessibility and Usability?
Often used in the same context, Usability’ and ‘Accessibility’ are terms that can be misused and confused. Usability can be precisely defined, however accessibility has many different approaches and meanings. Usability focuses on how intuitive and easy it is for all people to use. Usable designs are consistent and simple to learn to use. Usability … Continued
PDF/UA and Document Accessibility: Why it Matters
PDF/UA is a technical standard for developers to implement so that PDF documents are accessible to people who are using adaptive technology. There are three components to PDF/UA: A PDF document that is PDF/UA compliant. A PDF/UA compliant viewer/reader. A PDF/UA compliant adaptive technology. All three components work together to support the accessibility of the … Continued
What Do Accessible PDFs and Forrest Gump Have in Common?
According to Jens Kirkegaard, Forrest Gump was right. Well, right about Accessible PDFs anyway.
PDF Accessibility Days 2015
VIR are proud to be attending PDF accessibility days; 2 days devoted to PDF accessibility in Copenhagen, Denmark. As market leaders in producing accessible information and documents, we are looking forward to being able to share our knowledge and expertise, and hopefully join other accessibility experts in helping to change the future of accessible PDFs … Continued
My first contact with nystagmus was actually while watching a rather brilliant film called “The Legend of 1900” in which I noticed one of the actors, Pruitt Taylor Vince , eyes rapidly moving from side to side. Unsure whether it was an acting choice, a tick or something else I turned to Google which informed me … Continued