"THE IPEDIS BLOG"

Graphic design, digital accessibility, new technology… We talk about concepts, experience, and the latest gossip in the geek world.

The term “Accessible” and “Accessibility”

Digital accessibility, a very big term! The word “accessibility” can be confusing in the minds of people.Indeed, as soon as a screen reader works on a website or a PDF for example, the website or the document is considered accessible. Big mistake! The website or document is usable via JAWS and NVDA, but without being … Continue reading

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Ipedis releases the first 100% accessible investor relations mobile app

An app enabling companies to communicate live using a technology which everyone can access despite disabilities LONDON – March 24th, 2015 – Available today, the IR App is a real stock exchange platform for investors. Our turnkey, native and scalable solution provides real-time information to investors and allows companies to measure the needs and behaviours … Continue reading

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HTML5 adopted as a W3C Recommendation

Since its development until its formal launch, it took 6 years for HTML5 to become an official recommendation – thus making it the language that took the longest to be adopted in W3C* history. In 2004, a group of industry experts and web developers were concerned about the evolution of HTML (the XHTML 2.0 under … Continue reading

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Protected view for a Word document

Disabled the protected view in WORD documents (.doc format), uploaded from the internet. One of the new Office 2010 feature is the establishment of a security system regarding the WORD document prior to Office 2007, which blocks the opening of a downloaded Word document. It may be interesting to disable this protection permanently, and for all documents, … Continue reading

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Making text alternatives accessible on a touchscreen platform

Alternative texts: Alternative text is a text that is associated to a graphic content as an image, a video, a link or a button. They have several objectives as to provide an alternative to those who cannot see the picture (because of a handicap or technical problems), help SEO efforts allowing the robot browsing the web … Continue reading

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