Author: Liz Turrubiartes

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Breaking Down Communication Barriers: RogerVoice

7 Sep 2021

Olivier Jannel founded RogerVoice, an app that provides a live transcript of phone calls in over 100 languages, with a mission to break down communication barriers. Inspired by smartphones’ evolving capabilities, as well as his own experiences navigating the world as hearing impaired, he knew he had to create something and differentiate it from other […]

A Q&A with our new team member, Scott McCracken

30 Aug 2021

Scott joined our team as one of 2 new software engineers last month. Passionate about accessibility, he is joining Accessible Web in our mission to make the internet accessible to everyone, regardless of ability. Join us in welcoming Scott, and learn more about his background from our Q&A below: Where are you from? I’m originally […]

A Q&A with our new team member, Nicole Alli

16 Aug 2021

Last month, we welcomed 2 software engineers to our team! Nicole Alli has joined Accessible Web’s goal in making the internet accessible to everyone, regardless of ability. This also means that our team has just become international, as she joins us from Toronto, Canada. Join us in welcoming Nicole, and learn more about her background […]

Client Highlight: New American Funding

2 Aug 2021

We would like to congratulate our amazing client, New American Funding on achieving WCAG 2.1 AA conformance on their site! Emily Caryl Ingram has been in the mortgage industry for over 20 years. From small mortgage brokers to megabanks, she focuses on her relationship with her customers and prides herself in addressing her client’s […]

31 Years of the ADA – A Look Back at the Groundbreaking Law

14 Jul 2021

Accessible Web is proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 31st Anniversary.  It was signed into law in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush and serves as a landmark event in the movement for accessibility. On July 26th we celebrate this important civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and […]

Micro-volunteering in Accessibility: Be My Eyes

28 Jun 2021

Hans Jørgen Wiberg, a visually impaired furniture craftsman, started Be My Eyes in search of becoming more independent. Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low-vision people seeking visual assistance with a network of volunteers via video calls.  How it works: A visually impaired person needs visual assistance with a task. […]