New European Standard on accessibility requirements for public procurement of ICT products and servicesPosted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 60867 Hits
Sophia Antipolis, 19 February 2014
The European Standardization Organizations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI – are pleased to announce the publication of a new European Standard on accessibility requirements for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) products and services. This new standard (EN 301 549) is the first European Standard for accessible ICT. It is intended in particular for use by public authorities and other public sector bodies during procurement, to ensure that websites, software, digital devices are more accessible – so they may be used by persons with a wide range of abilities.