‘General’ Archive

Accessibility in the National Day of Civic Hacking

Participating in the National Day of Civic Hacking The first national Hackathon for Change was held on June 1st and 2nd and was every bit as exciting as I anticipated.  The event had much of the same energy, idealism, and enthusiasm that we see each year in our annual Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) competitions. If […]

First Round Winners of Open AIR Announced!

The first round of judging for Open AIR has come to an end, and the winners were announced on Friday at a  party at Cover 3 in North Austin. Six winners were announced in two categories, Basic and Advanced, based on the nonprofit’s requirements for the site and the number of advanced features (like video, […]

Win a ticket to CSUN and support Knowbility!

CSUN’s International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference is an amazing conference in its twenty-eighth year. Knowbility is extremely proud to be associated with the conference – Sharron will deliver four sessions this year! Best of all, we’re giving you the opportunity to support Knowbility and win a chance for one of two tickets to […]

Year End Wrap Up

By Sharron Rush, Executive Director As 2012 comes to a close, we at Knowbility hope you have had a good year.  We look back at a year of tremendous progress in the field of accessibility, watching changes that we have anticipated for many years coming to pass. Since 1998, Knowbility looked for ways to build […]

Accessibility News Now

WIN 8 phones are talking, campus speechifying, Inclusive Design doesn’t have to be bland By Molly Holzschlag Speech Comes to Windows 8 Phones. An exciting feature of the Window 8 phone is that it has a speech platform. This brings a layer of accessibility to the phone that did not exist prior – voice commands, […]