New Responsive Aer Lingus project

We are really happy to be again working with Aer Lingus on their Responsive design project. Aer Lingus are committed to ensuring their website and services are accessible to people with disabilities and users of Assistive Technology. We are working with them on the create of accessible user stories, and acceptance criteria for a range of accessibility and responsive requirements …

Usability Testing with people with disabilities

Blind QA testing: Linking user stories to test cases in Jira (part 3)

by Brian Dalton @daltobr and Saleem Ur Rahman @saleem4Rahman Welcome to Part 3, in our series on Blind QA testing tips and techniques for screen reader users working in the software or web development industry. We are continuing this month with our articles on using JIRA for bug tracking. In this article we will look at how to link user …

InterAccess accessibility training for UX designers, developers and content authors.

Blind QA testing: Using Jira as Screen reader user (part 2)

By Saleem Ur Rahman and Brian Dalton Jira is an issue tracking tool, developed by Atlassian. It is commonly used in Project Management and QA circles to log and track issues during the SDLC of a project. It has a logical workflow, meaning that full visibility of an issue can be easily traced and tracked from creation to resolution. In …

Blind QA testing (Part 1): A Screen Reader Users Perspective

Blind QA testing (Part 1): A Screen Reader Users Perspective

By Brian Dalton, and Saleem Rahman. In this new series of articles, Brian Dalton will share his experiences and advice working as an Accessibility QA tester and consultant. He will be discussing his methodologies and tools, as well as giving advice for those with diverse ability who either already work or may wish to work in this exciting area. In …

Saleem Rahman discusses accessibility QA testing on iOS devices

Using VoiceOver in QA accessibility testing on iOS

VoiceOver is a gesture based screen reader, which is built into all of the iOS eco system, such as iPhones, iPads and Apple watch. Blind and visually impaired users interact with the devices using their fingers to navigate the iOS interface. For example, to launch an app the user would locate the app on the screen first and then they …

Airline Industry takes accessibility seriously.

The Airline Industry and Accessibility

Some exciting things are happening with accessibility in the airline industry. InterAccess have been for the last 6 months working with award winning Irish software company ‘Datalex’ who were voted the ‘World’s Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider’ at the 2014 World Travel Awards. Datalex build the retail platforms that power the websites of Aer Lingus, Air China, Air Transat, Brussels Airlines, …