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2014-03-19 23:24:33

HiSoftware to Support New Accessibility Organization Launched at This Week's CSUN 29th Annual International Technology and Persons With Disabilities Conference Nashua, NH (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 HiSoftware, a leading provider of compliance and security solutions, today announced it is a Founding Member and supporter of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), which officially launched at the CSUN 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with...

2014-03-18 23:24:05

New Compliance Deputy solution provides on-demand, browser-based accessibility and privacy compliance testing for web developers and content contributors. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The amount of data in the digital universe is staggering with a 40% projected growth in global data generated per year. As a result, content chaos can quickly ensue, creating a breeding ground for compliance and governance risk. HiSoftware Inc., a leading provider of compliance and security solutions,...

2014-03-11 23:22:58

Experts to Present California State University Case Study and Discuss Mobile Accessibility, Content Testing Tools and Strategies Nashua, NH (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Accessibility experts Ken Nakata and Jeff Singleton will address best practices for accessible Web design at the Center on Disabilities at California State University, Northridge’s 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (known as CSUN). Nakata and Singleton, both of HiSoftware Inc., a...

2014-03-05 23:30:39

Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is pleased to announce the full expansion of its Accessibility Compliance and Consulting Group to the firm’s Washington, DC location. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is pleased to announce the full expansion of its Accessibility Compliance and Consulting Group to the firm’s Washington, DC location. With a strong presence in New York and Connecticut, the SWA Accessibility Group provides practical, solutions-driven...

2014-02-10 23:23:28

John Slatin AccessU conference organized by Knowbility, Inc. to be held on May 12-14 in Austin, TX offers comprehensive accessible design training by leading experts from around the globe to promote universal access to the web including for people who have disabilities Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Blind world champion triathlete and award-winning software engineer Patricia Walsh will be keynote speaker at the May 12-14 John Slatin AccessU accessible web design conference in...

2014-01-31 23:04:31

Austin tech-nonprofit makes the web accessible for people with disabilities. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 On January 22, Google Austin hosted Knowbility's OpenAIR (Accessibility Internet Rally) wrap-up party, announcing the top three accessible web sites from this year's international competition; thirteen sites created by teams from five countries on four continents for this 16th annual AIR Rally. The 2013 – 2014 OpenAIR Finalists Are:     Barrier...

2013-12-10 23:00:51

HIMS assistive technology equips new UN Accessibility Centre. UN staff and official visitors are now able to borrow state-of-the-art technologies for inclusion in meetings and events. New York City, New York (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The United Nations inaugurated its first Accessibility Centre with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, on December 4, 2013, just one day after the observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The...

2013-11-05 23:01:45

Small, portable technology is giving those with autism greater freedom and independence, according to two American Institutes for Research (AIR) experts who contributed the opening chapter for the newly published book, “Technology Tools for Students with Autism.” Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Small, portable technology is giving those with autism greater freedom and independence, according to two American Institutes for Research (AIR) experts who contributed the opening...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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