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Inclusion & Accessibility
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A celebration of diversity

Today marks the start of June, commemorated in many places around the world as Pride Month. In IA Labs we join in the activities with our progressive Pride Flag logo.

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Did you know every Android is accessible?

In previous blogs, we discussed the accessibility features embedded in iOS. Today we look at Android devices, which also have a variety of tools that improve accessibility.

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IA Labs at Accessibility Camp Bay Area 2023

On May 5th 2023, the IA Labs team had the pleasure of attending the 8th Annual Accessibility Camp Bay Area in San Francisco. In this week’s blog, read about the variety of talks they attended and their thoughts on the future of digital accessibility.

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Northern Irish Digital Accessibility Index

This report was commissioned by sight loss charity ForSight NI, detailing how accessible Northern Ireland’s digital world is based on manual accessibility audits performed by the staff of IA Labs. Research and write-up of the index was carried out from July to December 2022 and it was officially released on 24th May 2023.

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Atkinson Hyperlegible: The Accessible Typeface

In honour of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, read about Atkinson Hyperlegible, an accessible typeface inspired by Braille in this week’s blog.

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How do smart speakers help people with disabilities?

Smart speakers are everywhere, and their increased prevalence in our lives has been nothing short of a game changer for people with disabilities.