Recap: October 2017 Lightning Talks

Peter Guenther demonstrates augmented reality business card app

Peter Guenther presenting Augmented Reality with Vuforia

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Lightning Talks meetup on October 19, 2017 at Grand Circus.

Great conversations, tips, demos, and networking. And thanks to co-organizer Nick DeNardis for bringing the pizza and salad! Continue reading

World Usability Day, Detroit Returns for the Fourth Year

World Usability Day: make life easier

We’re excited to partner with Michigan User Experience Professionals Association for the fourth World Usability Day, Detroit on November 9, 2017.

After a year hiatus, World Usability Day Detroit returns for an evening event in downtown Detroit with guest speaker, Elle Waters, director of strategy at Simply Accessible, Inc. Continue reading

Headings and Landmarks: Why They’re Important for Accessibility

I watched this video yesterday and it reminded me of Caitlin Geier’s presentation at our Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Detroit event earlier this month.

Created by Rob Dodson of the Google Chrome Developers group, the video is one of many short helpful A11ycasts accessibility videos on YouTube.

This seven-minute video shows you how headings and landmarks in your HTML code work using the VoiceOver screen reader.