According to estimates, at least 44 million people with disabilities in the EU have to overcome unnecessary barriers when using the Internet. WADcher a project funded by the European Comission under Horizon 2020 framework for research and development is aiming to address this chalenge.
WADcher is developing a platform and tools for automatically or semi-automatically evaluating the accessibility of websites and mobile apps. Standardized interfaces to Web content management systems will help make new Websites and apps accessible from the start.
Dextera participates WADcher as a technology partner, while the project is coordinated by Fraunhofer FIT.