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Study on monitoring systems for accessible websites

From: Gottfried Zimmermann \(Lists\) <zimmermann@accesstechnologiesgroup.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2020 12:54:23 +0200
To: "'W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures'" <public-apa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <090401d69e2a$8cd25d20$a6771760$@accesstechnologiesgroup.com>
The Competence Center on Digital Accessibility of the Stuttgart Media
University recently conducted a scientific study on "Monitoring systems for
checking websites on accessibility". The goal of this study was to identify
a monitoring system on the market that is best suited for the needs of the
university. We evaluated various factors, e.g. coverage of WCAG criteria,
percentage of errors found, percentage of false positives. Also, we
evaluated the usability of the systems based on an user study.


The monitoring systems that were evaluated in the study are (in alphabetic

-          Deque: WorldSpace Comply (now called axe Monitor)

-          Pope Tech

-          Siteimprove: Accessibility

-          The Paciello Group: ARC Monitoring

We would like to present the results of this study in a public webinar in
English language that will take place on: Wed Oct. 21, 2020, at 16.00-17.00
CEST (that is 10-11am EDT).


Please register for the webinar by email to:
barrierefreiheit@hdm-stuttgart.de (subject on English webinar). We will send
you the connection info for the webinar in reply.


Note: A separate webinar on the same topic will be held in German language
on the same day at 11.00 CEST. If you would rather like to register for the
German webinar, send an email to:
barrierefreiheit@hdm-stuttgart.de (subject on German webinar). 



 Prof. Dr. Gottfried Zimmermann

Competence Center on Digital Accessibility

Stuttgart Media University


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