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Accessibility: Important Things remain important in the New Year

By on 7. December 2010, 0 comments

In 2011, Unic will continue to commit to an internet that is accessible to everyone. We place great value on providing all users with easy access to products, services and information.

Being able to organise our daily life, plan our holidays or conduct our banking online – for most of us this is a matter of course. For people with disabilities, it is of great importance to be able to lead a more independent life with the help of the internet. However, they are faced with many barriers that people without physical impairments are not aware of. More people worldwide are affected than we realise. The elderly and those with visual impairments or learning difficulties are often limited in their internet use. read on

Checklist at the Accessibility Update 2010

By on 5. July 2010, 0 comments

Unic has been concerned with accessible websites for a long time, and was significantly involved in the Accessibility Checklist 2.0 recently published by the “Zugang für alle” foundation and presented at the third Accessibility Update.

The “Accessibility Update” series of lectures presents the latest trends, developments and projects aimed at making it easier for people with disabilities to access information and communication technologies. read on

ZKB: “In the future, we will also design other online areas accessibly”

By on 18. November 2009, 0 comments

The Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) modernised its online presence with Unic in 2007. At the same time, the requirements of disabled persons were to be supported. Back then, we already posed René Weiss a few questions for an internal blog. His answers are still relevant today. read on

SNSF’s equal access website: certification for good accessibility

By on 4. November 2009, 0 comments

The “Access for all” foundation has examined the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) website for its accessibility to disabled persons and awarded it an AA certification rating. This ranking denotes good accessibility which is particularly important to disabled persons.

Snsf.ch is also the first equal access website in Switzerland developed using the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The SNSF also benefited from the cooperation of its technology partner, Unic. read on