CIOC Revised Section 508 – Chapter 4 Hardware: Recorded Webinar


The revised Section 508 Standards and Section 255 Guidelines address many changes to technology that have occurred since 2000. Among the most significant changes are the widespread use of mobile technology and the increasing use of mobile devices to perform a variety of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) functions.

During this session the presenters focus on Chapter 4: Hardware. They discuss:

  • Closed Functionality
  • New requirements for speech-output for ICT with display screens
  • Privacy
  • Operable parts
  • ICT with two-way voice communication
  • Closed caption and audio description processing technologies
  • User controls

The presenters also discuss sources for technical assistance and provide examples of how the hardware provisions may be implemented.

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Additional Resources

This is one of six webinars in this series. Navigate to the links below to view the other five webinars in the series:

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