Accessibility Beyond Ramps
Is Barrier Free only about Infrastructure? Photo By juicyrai from Flickr.com
Question? <ul><li>Can you ignore technology today? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Technology in most aspect of your life? </li></ul>...
Lets Analyze!
Lets Analyze! Check-in Displays ATM Flight Information Self Check-in Kiosk Announcement System
Key to Accessibility <ul><li>Understanding the needs of Persons with Disabilities including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visuall...
Lets Think Beyond Ramps! <ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><li>Mobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Kiosk </li...
Equal Access for Disabled People <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alarm cl...
Do We Need to make the Web Accessible? <ul><li>Web Content Accessibility Guideline 2.0 by World Wide Web Consortium ( http...
A Brief start to WCAG 2.0 <ul><li>Follows the principle of: </li></ul><ul><li>P erceivable </li></ul><ul><li>O perable </l...
I can’t do it all? Do I have to? <ul><li>Level  A  – Must be done </li></ul><ul><li>Level  AA  – Should be done </li></ul>...
Simple Ways to Understand Accessibility! <ul><li>If I can’t see, can I hear or feel </li></ul><ul><li>If I can’t hear, can...
Let Technology be Inclusive! <ul><li>Assistive Technology Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual   Impairment </li></ul></u...
Where to Contact Me? <ul><li>email:  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>mobile: +91-98199 85266 </li></ul><ul><li>office: +...
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Key to Accessibility: Understanding the needs of Persons with Disabilities including: Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired, Mobility Impaired, Learning Impaired and yes Elderly!
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Website, Software, Mobiles, Kiosk, Electronics, Games, and many more…..

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  • Accessibility Beyond Ramps By Shilpi Kapoor Evangelist and Director BarrierBreak Technologies
  • Accessibility Beyond Ramps

    1. 1. Accessibility Beyond Ramps
    2. 2. Is Barrier Free only about Infrastructure? Photo By juicyrai from Flickr.com
    3. 3. Question? <ul><li>Can you ignore technology today? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Technology in most aspect of your life? </li></ul><ul><li>Can persons with disabilities use the same technology as you and me? </li></ul>
    4. 4. Lets Analyze!
    5. 5. Lets Analyze! Check-in Displays ATM Flight Information Self Check-in Kiosk Announcement System
    6. 6. Key to Accessibility <ul><li>Understanding the needs of Persons with Disabilities including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visually Impaired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hearing Impaired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobility Impaired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Impaired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And yes Elderly! </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Lets Think Beyond Ramps! <ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><li>Mobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Kiosk </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>And many more….. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Equal Access for Disabled People <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alarm clock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cordless phones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Captioning in movies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile phone with SMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adaption </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Talking calculator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screen Reader software for the Visually Impaired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Writing Tools for the Learning Disabled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refreshable Braille Displayers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switches for mobility impaired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptive Keyboards </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Do We Need to make the Web Accessible? <ul><li>Web Content Accessibility Guideline 2.0 by World Wide Web Consortium ( http://w3c.org ) </li></ul><ul><li>Guidelines for Indian Government Websites ( http://web.guidelines.gov.in ) </li></ul>
    10. 10. A Brief start to WCAG 2.0 <ul><li>Follows the principle of: </li></ul><ul><li>P erceivable </li></ul><ul><li>O perable </li></ul><ul><li>U nderstandable </li></ul><ul><li>R obust </li></ul>
    11. 11. I can’t do it all? Do I have to? <ul><li>Level A – Must be done </li></ul><ul><li>Level AA – Should be done </li></ul><ul><li>Level AAA – Can be done </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you want to be? </li></ul>
    12. 12. Simple Ways to Understand Accessibility! <ul><li>If I can’t see, can I hear or feel </li></ul><ul><li>If I can’t hear, can I see </li></ul><ul><li>If I can’t feel it, can I see it or hear it </li></ul><ul><li>If I can’t talk, can I see it or feel it </li></ul><ul><li>If I can’t do a combination, can I yet access it through some way! </li></ul>
    13. 13. Let Technology be Inclusive! <ul><li>Assistive Technology Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual Impairment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hearing Impairment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobility Impairment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Impairment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elderly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accessibility Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>POUR Accessibility Testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design Review </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Template Review </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Component Test </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Product Accessibility Testing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Task Oriented Testing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible Conversion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Talking Book </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDF Conversion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Events and Initiatives </li></ul>
    14. 14. Where to Contact Me? <ul><li>email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>mobile: +91-98199 85266 </li></ul><ul><li>office: +91-22-2686 0485/6 </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with me at: </li></ul><ul><li>Shilpi_Kapoor </li></ul>

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