About 45 million people have some limitation on internet access —and the problem is not in the lack of broadband. They are people with some disability, especially visual or auditory, who need some help to surf the internet. But although Brazilian legislation requires websites to be inclusive, 99% of sites in Brazil have some barrier that makes navigation difficult, according to a study by the Web for All movement.
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A blind man is taking 50 colleges to court, alleging their websites are inaccessible to people with disabilities.Jason Camacho, a blind resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., is suing 50 colleges over the accessibility of their websites. The 50 lawsuits, filed in November, say the colleges are in violation of
the Americans With Disabilities Act, as their websites are not
accessible to people with disabilities. Camacho uses a screen reader and
said he experienced barriers when trying to access the colleges`
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Blind Navy veteran Joel Price has filed more than
120 lawsuits against city and county governments and businesses, saying
their websites aren’t accessible to the visually impaired.
Over the last decade, the number of lawsuits filed against companies for having a non-compliant ADA website has increased significantly. Initially, when the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was enforced in 1990, the internet was not as widely used as it is today.
It`s time for the highlight of the 2018 MassChallenge Accelerator: The Startup Shukcase, on June 17th, from 18:00-21:00! This is your first chance to meet our 55 startups in one place, learn about their cutting-edge products and technology, and rub elbows with the most engaging and impactful people in the Israeli startup community.
Yoocan, TOM, Access Israel Host Showcase & Competition for Assistive Technologies Startups TEL AVIV, ISRAEL: On April 29, 2018 at the Access Israel innovation conference in Tel Aviv, seven companies (Freewill, User Accessibility, Right-Hear, Equal Web, Project Ray, Make Sense & Step Hear) competed for the “best presentation.” The winner was Right-Hear, an accessibility solution for people who are blind or visually impaired that enables them to acquire a better orientation in indoor spaces.
Yit, which develops and maintains over 50 huge websites including Ynet, Calcalist, Bigdeal and other, made all the websites accessible to all people with disabilities through a dedicated widget developed by Equalweb
EqualWeb is one of the 55 startups chosen from 500 to participate in the MassChallenge JERUSALEM - MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today announced that 55 of the world’s highest impact, highest potential early-stage startups will join its 2018 program in Israel. The selected startups work across a range of industries – including medtech, future mobility, visual technology, and medtech – and 33% of the cohort comes from countries outside of Israel including India, US, Poland, and Kenya.