[Art_beyond_sight_educators] Born Accessible Benetech - Google Impact Challange

fnugg at online.no fnugg at online.no
Wed Apr 13 09:01:11 UTC 2016


Thought this could be of interest to us all. Benetech has a new 
initiative directed, I think, at publishers and other content 
providers.  That is that books etc are accessible from the start. That 
is not "retro-fitting" content. (liked that term)

  Not up on history of universal design, but hope this is a more 
concerted effort directed directly at publishers.

Born Accessible
"The digital revolution and ongoing advances in technology have made it 
possible to get more content, in more ways, to more people. At the same 
time, they have also given publishers and content creators a new digital 
imperative—if content is “born digital,” it can—and should—be “born 
accessible.” ... "


Benetech Google Impact Challange

Benetech Receives Google Impact Challenge Award to Expand Bookshare’s 
Global Reach


Anyway like that term "Born Accessible".

Next - born accessible graphics - your thoughts?



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