Content Validation is an important part of any workflow. Validation ensures that content-breaking errors don’t make it through to delivery and helps catch things that human eyes might miss. And, when executed skillfully, it can also help improve returns and even grow your business. Here are three ways this can happen. Increased Output Accuracy A […]
How Can Publishers Use Voice Assistants to Succeed?
Voice Assistants Have Caught On The Smart Speaker industry is growing fast. The first Amazon Echo devices were released in 2014. Now, nearly 90 million adults in the United States have some kind of smart speaker in their homes. They’re in movies and on TV. Asking Alexa or Google or Siri a question has become […]
Apple’s New “People Detection” Accessibility Feature
iOS 14 has already given us some really cool accessibility features. People Detection, however, is on another level. This feature is only available on iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max and certain iPads. But it shows a serious commitment to pushing the boundaries of a smartphone as an accessibility device. What is People Detection? […]
Can AI Write Your Alt Text?
Not too many years ago, visual recognition software would’ve sounded like something out of a science fiction movie. Today, many tech companies have software like this available. These technologies use AI and machine learning to parse images and identify their subject matter. One huge use case for this technology is alt text for images. […]
Dark Mode, Contrast, and Battery Life
Some people show up at their preferred coffee shop with a power brick for their laptop in one pocket and a USB hub for their other devices in the other. Others show up with just a laptop and a dream, casually sipping an Oat Milk Latte as the last 10% of their battery’s charge ticks […]
Two New Accessibility Features for iOS 14
The recently released iOS 14 brings some very exciting new accessibility features to iPhone. It also provides updates and added functionality to existing features such as VoiceOver and Magnifier. Let’s take a look at two of the standouts. Back Tap Though it’s listed under the Accessibility menu, Back Tap is a feature that anyone with […]
How Will Machine Learning Affect Digital Accessibility?
Machine Learning will be incredibly important in the advancement of digital accessibility. But what will that advancement look it? And what can Machine Learning actually do for web and content accessibility? Better, More Comprehensive Testing Automated testing is a powerful tool for web accessibility and many great tests already exist. WAVE is a good one […]