ACCESSIBLE - Applications Design and Development

Project News and Events

ACCESSIBLE at Danish EU Presidency Conference

2012-03-12 12:31

ACCESSIBLE was present with a booth at the Danish EU Presidency Conference: "Accessibility and Participation - Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Society" which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 5 and 6 March 2012.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE @ CSUN 2012

2012-02-13 13:41

ACCESSIBLE project will present/demonstrate some of its tools at the 27th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN 2012) which will be held in San Diego, CA between February 27- March 3, 2012 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE Project outcomes (Video)

2012-02-09 14:57

Following ACCESSIBLE project video contains an interview with Dr. Dimitris Tzovaras and Mr. Kostas Votis from CERTH-ITI, coordinators of the ACCESSIBLE Project which is coming to an end in February 2012 after 42 months of intensive work.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE @ First WAI-ACT Open Meeting

2012-01-02 09:58

ACCESSIBLE project will participate in the First WAI-ACT Open Meeting on 14 February 2012 in Brussels, Belgium.

Read more …

Web Accessibility in Advanced Technologies

2011-12-15 15:07

The Special Thematic Session "Web Accessibility in Advanced Technologies" will be organised at the ICCHP 2012 in Linz, the 13th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE project launches instructional videos how to use the different tools

2011-11-01 12:23

ACCESSIBLE project just launched a range of video tutorials for every tool that has been released by the project.

Read more …

European Accessibility requirements in public procurement of ICT products and services

2011-10-11 14:41

ACCESSIBLE partner CERTH-ITI will participate in the 2nd open workshop on "European Accessibility requirements in public procurement of ICT products and services" to be held in Brussels on 28 October 2011, organized by CEN, CENELEC and ETSI.

Read more …

Madrid Accessibility Developer Workshop

2011-10-04 12:52

On 28 September 2011, España Vodafone organised an Accessibility Developer Workshop in Madrid (4 ~ 7pm).

Read more …

Mobile Impairment Simulator

2011-09-30 10:32

The Mobile Impairment Simulator is a standalone application, which is totally independent from the mobile platform for which the mobile application is being developed.

Read more …

W3C WAI RDWG (Research & Development Working Group)

2011-09-14 11:57

W3C WAI RDWG (Research & Development Working Group) concerns researching open issues on Web accessibility.

Read more …

W3C WAI (Web Accessibility Initiaive) ERTWG (Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group)

2011-09-14 11:54

W3C WAI (Web Accessibility Initiaive) ERTWG (Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group) concerns the standardisation of Web accessibility evaluation reporting, such as detailing the application of WCAG techniques on a specific Web page.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE launches online accessibility assessment portal

2011-09-05 10:49

ACCESSIBLE launched its Development and Evaluation of ACCESSIBLE applications web portal. The portal allows to use a variety of online tools to assess the accessibility of mobile and web applications.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE pilots organized in Europe

2011-09-01 10:43

Since September, ACCESSIBLE has been running pilots with designers and developers in various EU countries, and has now also initiated pilot with beneficiaries.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE presentation at the ATTRACT workshop

2011-05-13 10:00

ACCESSIBLE was presented at the ATTRACT workshop in Madrid, Spain on 10 May 2011.

Read more …

Global Web Accessibility Analysis of National Government Portals and Ministry Web Sites

2011-03-23 12:11

Equal access to public information and services for all is an essential part of the United Nations (UN) Declaration of Human Rights. Today, the Web plays an important role in providing information and services to citizens.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE tools now available on SourceForge

2011-03-19 11:57

ACCESSIBLE has a dedicated page at SourceForge from where you can download all latest versions of the tools developed by the project.

Read more …

Progress and outcomes so far

2011-02-18 09:34

The current status of the Mobile Web Accessibility Assessment Tool allows for the evaluation of Web pages targeted at mobile devices, according to WCAG 2.0 and partial MWBP (W3C Mobile Web Best Practices) recommendations, and respective EARL (Evaluation and Report Language) reports.

Read more …

Accessibility Reaching Everywhere

2011-02-17 10:07

ACCESSIBLE will participate in the "Accessibility Reaching Everywhere" Workshop and International Conference in Brussels, 28 - 30 November 2011, organized by the AEGIS project.

Read more …

Accessible web design a burden? Lessons learned from the ACCESSIBLE project

2010-10-01 12:06

The 10th edition of the ePractice Journal (September 2010) showcases the state of the art, presents examples of best practice and highlights the challenges of eAccessibility implementation in the Information Society.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE @ ICT2010

2010-07-30 12:50

ACCESSIBLE will participate in the ICT 2010 networking session "Built-in accessibility assessment and interoperability architectures in products of the future", which will take place on 28/09/2010 (16:00-17:30).

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE 1st Workshop

2010-07-28 12:10

ACCESSIBLE project organised its first Workshop on "accessibility simulation technologies and standards issues", within the frame of the 12th ICCHP conference in Vienna.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE 1st Workshop in collaboration with ICCHP 2010 conference

2010-05-21 11:29

ACCESSIBLE project is organizing its first Workshop on "accessibility simulation technologies and standards issues", within the frame of the 12th ICCHP conference in Vienna.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE presents Personas at CSUN 2010

2010-04-12 13:40

The 25th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference took place on March 22-27, 2010, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel, in San Diego, CA, USA.

Read more …

Presentations at FOSS-AMA satellite event at ETAPS 2010

2010-04-12 13:35

ÆGIS and ACCESSIBLE organised the FOSS-AMA satellite event at ETAPS 2010 (European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software).

Read more …

DIAS Netbeans IDE plugin

2010-03-23 13:15

ACCESSIBLE just launched a video displaying the DIAS Netbeans IDE plugin developed in the context of the project.

Read more …

Open call for experts

2010-03-05 14:12

An open call for experts has been launched for supporting the evaluation of the envisaged project results.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE launches its own Twitter page

2010-03-04 11:00

ACCESSIBLE now also has its own Twitter page at http://twitter.com/AccessibleProj.

Read more …

ÆGIS organises the FOSS-AMA satellite event at ETAPS 2010 (March 27‐28, 2010) in Paphos, Cyprus.

2010-02-03 14:44

ÆGIS (Open Accessibility Everywhere: Groundwork, Infrastructure, Standards) is organising a satellite event in the context of ETAPS 2010 (European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software - March 20-28, 2010, Paphos, Cyprus).

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE 1st Workshop in collaboration with ICCHP 2010 conference

2010-01-26 17:26

ACCESSIBLE project is organising its first Workshop on "accessibility simulation technologies and standards issues", within the frame of the 12th ICCHP conference in Vienna.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE aims to present at CSUN 2010

2009-12-23 11:43

The 25th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference will be held on March 22 - 27, 2010 at the San Diego Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE aims to present at ETAPS 2010

2009-10-14 18:12

ACCESSIBLE aims to participate in the forthcoming ETAPS 2010 (March 27‐28, 2010) event taking place in Paphos, Cyprus. ETAPS will have a satellite event: FOSS‐AMA, inspired by the ÆGIS IP initiative of the FP7.

Read more …

Online Survey Results

2009-08-06 17:44

To enable the capturing of the user requirements, both from developers and end-users, a survey took place from April 2009 through July 2009. This was undertaken via face-to-face interviews, as well as through online questionnaires in 7 countries...

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE at HCI International 2009

2009-07-28 16:20

On 19-24 July 2009, the HCI International 2009 Conference was held at San Diego, California, USA...

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE 3rd Plenary Meeting

2009-06-03 16:17

On 28-29 May, 2009, the FP7 project ACCESSIBLE held its 3nd official plenary meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece, organised by CERTH.

Read more …

Online Survey on Accessible Software Implementations

2009-05-04 17:40

ACCESSIBLE kindly invites Developers, Accessibility Assessors, Elderly and Disabled People, Public Bodies, and Service Providers to participate in a survey it organises on accessible software implementations...

Read more …

ACCESS 2 ALL Workshop

2009-04-29 14:47

Accessibility in Public Transportation – Barrier-free Travelling for All Citizens. The project ACCESS 2 ALL aims at defining mobility schemes that ensure Accessibility of Public Transport for all users.

Read more …

ÆGIS pan-European User Forum and Workshop

2009-04-16 14:44

The first ÆGIS pan-European User Forum and Workshop are being organized on the 4th and 5th June 2009 respectively at Research In Motion UK Ltd, Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE 2nd Plenary meeting

2009-04-12 14:43

On 15-16 January, 2009 the FP7 project ACCESSIBLE held its 2nd official plenary meeting in Genoa, Italy which organised by SOFTECO. As the second official project meeting, the discussion included both the technical aspects, such as the administrative and financial side, as well as the more substantive issue of the research to be undertaken.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE WP2 Meeting

2009-04-08 14:41

On December 03, 2008, a WP2 meeting was held in Stuttgart, Germany within the premises of the University of Stuttgart beneficiary with participants from CERTH, SUN, NETSCOUTS, MCA, CS and USTUTT beneficiaries.

Read more …

ACCESSIBLE KICK OFF Meeting

2009-04-08 14:37

On September 4-5, 2008 the FP7 project ACCESSIBLE held its official kick-off meeting in Prague which has been organised by Sun Microsystems.

Read more …