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Our first 10 years

This month we are celebrating 10 years since the founding of the Accessible Digital Documents Company (formerly PWS). The most significant change we have seen in this time has been…

The PDF Formula tag and accessible mathematical expressions

PDF/UA compliance requires the use of a Formula tag for mathematical expressions. However, NVDA does not read content tagged in this way.

PDF links and zoom

This post looks at a further aspect of accessible PDF links that document authors should pay attention to, namely link zoom settings.

BIC Breakfast: accessible ebooks

We are delighted to announce that we are sponsoring the forthcoming BIC Breakfast on accessible ebooks. This event will take place on 25 April 2018 at the Poetry Café, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX.

C-Pen Exam Reader

A different kind of assistive technology, the C-Pen is a small, hand-held device for scanning text from a printed page and then displaying it in its own small screen. It also has a text-to-speech facility.

The language of parts and assistive technology pronunciation issues

When (and when not) to mark up changes in natural language …accompanying video includes how to in Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign and Acrobat Pro.

Our new YouTube channel

We are delighted to announce the launch of our dedicated PDF and EPUB accessibility  YouTube channel.

PDF accessibility and reading order

Part 1 of: why a standards-compliant PDF is not necessarily the same thing as an accessible PDF …a PDF/UA-compliant document is not necessarily a fully accessible PDF…

GOV.UK and PDF accessibility

The problem of inaccessible PDFs is not the format itself, but the widespread lack of knowledge as to how to author them properly. Failure to understand this crucial distinction is itself an accessibility problem.

Dyslexia and the creative mindset—animation film and book

We are proud to be backing this project which has now reached its funding target…