Two apps icons: Eclipse Soundscapes and Light Detector app

Hear the Darkness: Experiencing a Solar Eclipse Without Sight

Felicia Van Every Article, Video

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse swept across North America. This rare event occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, casting a shadow on our planet and temporarily obscuring the sun’s light. For many, this is a special event to witness firsthand. However, for those who are blind or have low vision, experiencing the …

Amazon Ads Break Accessibility

Felicia Van Every Article, Video

In today’s digital age, where e-commerce dominates, accessibility isn’t just ethically but financially imperative. According to Nucleus Research’s 2019 Report, The Internet Is Unavailable, “two-thirds of e-commerce transactions are abandoned by people who are blind because of lack of accessibility.” They further state that this could add up to roughly losing “$6.9 billion a year to competitors whose sites are …

Empathy in A11Y Design

Felicia Van Every Article, Video

Step into the realm of mobile app accessibility with our A11Y superheroes. We’ll be regularly releasing a new video dedicated to shedding light on the unique challenges faced by individuals who are blind and who rely on screen readers. This journey will uncover how organizations can improve user experience by adopting accessibility best practices. By immersing your team in their …