Imagine Cup Accessibility winner, WebAnywhere, up for today’s Mellow Award

Jeff Bigham and Professor Richard Ladner, from University of Washington, are in D.C. today for the 2008 Mellon Awards Ceremony. Their project, WebAnywhere, is nominated for an award, which celebrates technology collaboration in higher education, especially benefitting non-profits. WebAnywhere is a wonderful example of how we can apply technology to solve accessibility problems – in…


Prototype of accessible media player for the web

At the TechEd EMEA conference in Barcelona a few weeks ago, during a talk on making web experiences accessible, we gave our first public airing of a video player written in Silverlight which is capable of meeting all of the WCAG 2.0 Time based media Guidelines up to AAA  (assuming a suitable media source). The…


Get quick updates about Microsoft Accessibility on Twitter

We’ve started twittering to share announcements, links to research and technology articles, plus to chit-chat with the Twitter community. The blog will be more expansive & detailed naturally, given that Twitter micro-blogs are limited to 140 characters. <grin>  Follow us https://twitter.com/MSFTEnable