Accessible User Agent Developments of Note

A couple of interesting news items in the accessible user agent world worth mentioning here.

Yahoo Funding NVDA Development

I noticed on the NVDA blog that Yahoo is now providing them some funding.  You can read the details at

>From the blog posting, initial work will be for some further ARIA support and table navigation in HTML documents.

Firefox 3.5 Accessibility Improvements

A blog post at details many of the accessibility improvements expected in FF 3.5. Give this a read.  Improved access to text attributes when editing, better DHTML support, accessibility to parts of the HTML5 audio and video embedded controls and improved ARIA support are a few of the items mentioned.


Received on Monday, 29 June 2009 11:48:53 UTC