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Re: Braille Display


From: L Snider
Date: Apr 19, 2018 2:27PM

I have also done a lot of testing with just screen readers and also braille
devices, and there can be differences as Glen said...If possible, do test
with both as there can be wonks found.



On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 11:33 AM, glen walker < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> WCAG itself doesn't require you to test on any particular platform or
> technology. How you want to verify you're compliant is up to you.
> Depending on budget and personnel, various screen reader and browser
> combinations can catch a lot of issues. Commonly, I've seen JAWS/IE,
> NVDA/Firefox, VoiceOver on iOS. That leaves out Chrome (with either
> Chromevox or JAWS/NVDA) and VoiceOver on the Mac. If you know your
> audience will be using Macs, then testing VO on that platform would be a
> good idea. I've only tested a few times with a refreshable Braille device
> but they have caught things that a screen reader hasn't. We had a page
> with temperatures and the degree symbol was not the correct ascii code for
> Braille. I forgot what it was reading as but we fixed it. Visually, and
> for the screen reader, it didn't make a difference, but for the Braille
> device, it did.
> Glen
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 6:21 AM, Kakarla Meharoon <
> > wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > As per WCAG, we need to test with Braille display also ??
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > >