CSUN 2020: Done and dusted

Let’s get this out of the way: CSUN 2020 was weird. As news of the COVID-19 pandemic flew around the world, CSUN attendee cancellations rolled in. Sponsors, companies, individuals, the rollcall was long and illustrious. As other large gatherings were postponed, cancelled, or put online, everyone waited for the inevitable…

Intopia’s headed to CSUN 2020!

We’re very excited that six members of our team will soon be making the trek from the land down under to the 35th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, California! The conference provides an inclusive setting for researchers, practitioners, exhibitors, end users, speakers and other participants to share knowledge and…

My thoughts on Microsoft’s move to Chromium

Last week, Microsoft released a new version of its Edge browser, moving away from its EdgeHTML rendering engine onto Chromium, the same platform used by Google for its Chrome browser. This leaves me conflicted, because I see a lot of negatives, but I also see a huge potential positive for…

We’ve contributed to a book!

We are very excited to share that two members of the Intopia team, Co-founder & Director Sarah Pulis and Principal Consultant Andrew Arch, contributed to the latest version of the book  Web Accessibility: A foundation for research. This unique ‘how to’ book on web accessibility is the publishers’ best-selling textbook ever,…

International Day of People with Disability 2019

Today is the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), a day observed globally every December 3rd since 1992. It’s an important occasion to us here at Intopia, given our focus on creating an inclusive digital world. The theme for this year is ‘Promoting the participation of people with disabilities…

Reflections: Pacific Accessibility

One of our team members at Intopia, Renata, who manages our Intopia Connect service, has been involved in the Pacific Connect events to promote digital accessibility and assistive technology in the Pacific. Renata shares some of her reflections here. Reflections on Pacific Connect My involvement with Pacific Connect began in…

You do accessibility? How inspiring!

When I tell people I work as a digital accessibility consultant I’m often met with a blank look, so I follow up with: “I work with organisations to make their websites and apps work better for everyone, particularly people with disability and different access needs. I do audits, run training…