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Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Attains W3C Candidate Recommendation Status
WCAG 2.0 has achieved a broad consensus on the technical content. Test implementations are now in progress as the next step toward becoming a W3C Recommendation.
Advisory Report Released on Update of Federal Accessibility Standards
April 3, 2008 report to the U.S. Access Board recommended new accessibility standards for Federal government purchases of technology products (including websites) and also standards for accessibility of telecommunications.
AOL Incorporates Real-Time Text in New Release of Instant Messaging
This option is the product of collaboration between AOL, Trace, and Gallaudet, and enables real-time text conversation for deaf and hard-of-hearing AIM users.
International Universal Remote Console Standards Adopted
Adoption in January 2008 by ISO/IEC JTC1 is a key step towards implementation of international standards on universal remote console technology. The Trace Center has been instrumental in development of the URC technology and standards.
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