Sunday, 3 June 2012

Accessibility features of Websphere Portal 8.0

Accessibility features help users who have a physical disability, such as restricted mobility or limited vision, to use software products successfully.
This version of IBM® WebSphere® Portal:
  • Supports installation through a command-line interface known as console mode. This is the accessible equivalent of installing by using the graphical user interface.
  • Supports interfaces commonly used by screen readers and screen magnifiers (Windows only)
  • Supports use of screen-reader software and digital speech synthesizers to hear what is displayed on the screen.
  • Can be operated using only the keyboard
  • Allows the user to request more time to complete timed responses
  • Supports customization of display attributes such as color, contrast, and font size
  • Communicates all information independently of color
  • Supports the attachment of alternative input and output devices
  • Supports alternatives to audio information
  • Supports adjustable volume control
  • Does not flash the screen at rates that can induce epileptic seizures
  • Provides documentation in an accessible format
Recommended browser: Firefox 10.

Recommended screen reader: JAWS 12.

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