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TPG at Accessing Higher Ground 2017

Posted on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 by David Sloan

I was one of a small group of people from TPG and colleagues from VFO who attended the 2017 edition of the Accessing Higher Ground (AHG) conference in Westminster, Colorado. It was my first time there since 2013, and I’d remembered AHG as an excellent gathering of people working in digital accessibility in the higher […]

Short note on making your mark (more accessible)

Posted on Tuesday, 5 December 2017 by Steve Faulkner
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Is there a recommended ARIA pattern for making sure that <mark> is properly announced in screen readers? — Šime Vidas (@simevidas) December 3, 2017 Short answer is no, but there are ways… The HTML5 mark element provides a semantic way to highlight portions of text, much as you would using a highlighter on paper. How […]

UXPA UK World Usability Day 2017: Inclusion through User Experience

Posted on Monday, 27 November 2017 by David Swallow

To celebrate World Usability Day 2017, the UK Chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association (UXPA UK) hosted an event in Hammersmith, London entitled Inclusion through User Experience. The event was curated by Chris Bailey and Caroline Owen and, as TPG were one of the sponsors, Matthew Atkinson and I went along to check it […]

Considerations for making an accessible kiosk

Posted on Thursday, 16 November 2017 by Ryan Jones
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Special thanks to Matt Feldman for his contributions. From airports and train stations to government offices, restaurants, grocery stores and retailers, the use of kiosk machines is widespread as a convenience for customers and an alternative to human service by the kiosk provider. Long gone are the days where an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) was […]

Mobile Accessibility Testing Guide for Android and iOS – free

The TPG Mobile Accessibility Testing for Android and iOS (PDF, 2.6MB) is a free accessible PDF outlining how to test native apps and the web for accessibility on Android and iOS. It provides an overview of accessibility settings, how to use them and common testing tools. Instructions on how to test content are provided for […]