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Inclusion & Accessibility
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Digital Accessibility in Housing

Having proper shelter and good sleep is one of our most basic physiological needs, required for human survival. However, people with disabilities are at a disadvantage when it comes to housing and home ownership.

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IA Labs at TechConnect, Business Beyond Borders & the Diversity in Tech Awards 2022

In September, we were given the opportunity to attend several events in the RDS centre. After exhibiting at Dublin Tech Summit earlier in June, we were excited to once again showcase our skills and knowledge on digital accessibility and inclusion.

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Creating Accessible Videos

Videos are considered one of the best ways for organisations to engage their users: a well-made video can tell a story that sticks in someone’s memory. But videos shouldn’t just be well-made, but also accessible, so that everyone who watches it can understand it.

1.4.5: Images of Text

Well-presented, eye-catching images of text and infographics have been used for a long time to get information across to users. However, they can be a detriment to the accessibility of a website or a digital document.

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The National Challenge Fund for Green Transition and Digital Transformation

The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science announced the launch of the National Challenge Fund on 8th August 2022. The research fund is worth 65 million euro and asks researchers to develop solutions to 8 key challenges to Ireland’s Green Transition and Digital Transformation.

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Designing Accessible Forms – What you need to know

Forms are ubiquitous on website and apps and needed for all sorts of things, but are also one of the most common places accessibility problems occur. In this article, we go through all the ingredients of creating an accessible form that provides the best experience for all users.