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Mobile Accessibility Examples from UAAG

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2013 09:02:56 -0500
Message-ID: <51B09690.6040309@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
CC: Jim Allan <allanj@tsbvi.edu>, Kelly Ford <Kelly.Ford@microsoft.com>, Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>
Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

One aspect of mobile accessibility is how web browsers on mobile devices support the accessibility needs of people with disabilities. Accessibility of web browsers is covered in User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG).

A new page shows examples of how web browsers that follow UAAG 2.0 benefit people with disabilities using the Web on mobile devices:
       Mobile Accessibility Examples from Implementing UAAG
W3C WAI's broader work related to mobile accessibility is introduced in:
       Mobile Accessibility

User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 2.0 defines how browsers, media players, and other "user agents" should support accessibility for people with disabilities and work with assistive technologies. For more information, see:
  * UAAG Overview <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/uaag>
  * UAAG 2.0 Working Draft technical standard <http://www.w3.org/TR/UAAG20/>
  * Implementing UAAG 2.0: A guide to understanding and implementing User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Working Draft <http://www.w3.org/TR/IMPLEMENTING-UAAG20/>

Please send any comments related to UAAG to the publicly-archived list:
       *by 21 June 2013*

Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for your comments.
Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid cross-postings where possible.

Shawn Henry, WAI Education and Outreach
Jim Allan, UAWG Co-Chair
Kelly Ford, UAWG Co-Chair
Jeanne Spellman, UAWG W3C Staff Contact

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
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