Webinars: Accessible Web Graphics with SVG and Canvas
Accessible Web Graphics with SVG and Canvas
Length: 1.5 hours
Overview: Data visualization can be an efficient way of conveying information and can aid accessibility, but if done incorrectly, it can hinder accessibility. With Web technology like SVG, Canvas, ARIA and the Web Audio API, you can make accessible information graphics. This webinar will cover well-known challenges and pitfalls for accessible information graphics, as well as describe techniques to overcome them, focusing on Web solutions using SVG, HTML, ARIA and the Web Audio API. We will also describe some of the new accessibility features in the upcoming SVG2 specification. In addition to discussing techniques, the speaker will demonstrate how to use a free open source tool to make SVG graphics accessible.
- Describe the basic features of SVG and Canvas.
- Develop data visualizations that are accessible.
- Explain the considerations for various accessibility needs for different graphical resources.
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