Accessibility & Usability

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This site has several features that enable greater accessibility for all users no matter what browser or device you’re using to browse our site. This page contains details of the technology which has been utilised.

If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.
The term PDI Systems Ltd or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose contact details can be found on our contact page. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Analysis

This site is built entirely in standards compliant xHTML and CSS to separate content from style. This ensures that content can always be read even if the device you’re using (e.g. screen readers, text-to-braille devices) doesn’t support the style.

Accesskeys

Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. On Windows, you can press ALT + an access key; on Macintosh, you can press CTRL + an access key. The following access keys are available throughout the site:

1 – Home

2 – Products

3 – Services

4 – Case Studies

5 – Blog

6 – Contact Us

7 – About Us

a – Accessibility (this page)

p – Privacy

s – Site Map

Standards Compliance

All pages on the site, unless otherwise stated, are Bobby AAA approved, complying with all priority 1, 2, and 3 guidelines of the W3 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

All pages on the site, unless otherwise stated, are validated as HTML 4.01 Transitional.

Links

Wherever possible, links will include a Title/ALT Tag. This will allow for the visitor to see the title of a link before clicking on it. This will also be advantageous for screen reader software.

Link text is never duplicated; two links with the same link text always point to the same address.

Images

This website utilises two distinct image types;

Content images used include descriptive ALT attributes.

Decorative images include short ALT attributes.

Accessibility software

We would recommend the following accessibility software from various vendors.

JAWS

We would recommend JAWS a screen reader for Windows. A time-limited, downloadable demo is available here.

LYNX

An alternative Screen Reader is Lynx, a free text-only web browser for blind users with refreshable Braille displays.

Links

Links is a free text-only web browser for visual users with low bandwidth.

Opera

Opera, a visual browser with many accessibility-related features, including text zooming, user stylesheets, image toggle. A free downloadable version is available. Compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and several other operating systems. Click here to download Opera.

Accessibility Services

The following services are external systems for checking the compliance of our website. These ard 3rd party systems and their reports are only for use as guidance.

Bobby

Bobby is a free service to analyse web pages for compliance to accessibility guidelines. A full-featured commercial version is also available.

W3C HTML Validator

Bobby is a free service to analyse web pages for compliance to accessibility guidelines. A full-featured commercial version is also available.