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Re: Enterprise Level Accessibility Testing Tools (Functional Accessibility Evaluator)


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Feb 24, 2011 9:27AM


Is the analyzer itself accessible to screen reader users (I know,
sounds like almost an insulting question, but many of those evaluators
I have tried turn out not to be).

On 2/24/11, Gunderson, Jon R < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Christina,
> The Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator is free to use tool to
> evaluate multiple web pages.
> http://fae.cita.illinois.edu
> Version 1.1 released last month will analyze dynamically generated HTML
> content from inline scripting and onload events.
> You can create a free account at following link:
> http://fae.cita.illinois.edu/accounts/register/
> There are currently more than 2000 registered users and FAE has analyzed
> over a million web pages for accessibility features in the past year.
> http://fae.cita.illinois.edu/about/usage/?span=all
> Jon
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Christina Porter
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 8:37 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Enterprise Level Accessibility Testing Tools
> I would be interested in how useful you find the tools.
> HiSoft
> was used a few years ago to audit the govt agency sites here in NZ. I found
> the HiSoft report generally meaningless but it might have improved since
> then.
> We have a lot of pdf files on our site. And nearly all are converted to
> HTML equivalents, the tool picked up that pdf files existed and gave us a
> fail and did not continue.
> I was
> quite disappointed in the result but it may have been due to poor
> deployment.
>> Hi folks,
>> I am doing a
> bit of market research on enterprise level accessibility
>> testing
> tools and want to make sure that I am not missing anything. So far
>> we have Deque, IBM/Watchfire and HiSoft on the list. We are looking
> at
>> systems capable of scanning large websites. Anyone else that
> we should be
>> looking at?
>> Mike Moore
>> Accessibility Coordinator, DARS