ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGY TESTING & CONSULTING

Bring Accessibility to Your Digital Landscape

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There are millions of people with disabilities in the United States alone. Many of them are potential customers and employees, if only an organization could make its offerings and internal environment accessible.
What if there was an “easy button” you could press?

Introducing BIT’s Accessible Technology Testing and Consulting Services

We put your technology through a rigorous testing regimen using actual members of the blind and visually impaired community. By having members of this community test your products and services, we ensure you get the best feedback possible. As a non-profit, we also guarantee you get the best bang for your buck using our completely transparent pricing model. Whether you’re testing a product, website, or your internal organization environment, we can meet your needs!

Our Assessment Process for Products and Services Offers:

  • Feedback produced by members of the disabled community, so you get the most realistic, experience-focused assessment possible
  • A detailed list of accessibility errors based on WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 compliance
  • An executive summary giving you an at-a-glance accessibility assessment
  • Suggestions and assistance for resolving accessibility issues we find
  • Highly granular reports, such as browser-level feedback for website assessments, letting you efficiently target and prioritize problems
  • A fully transparent pricing model, allowing you to craft a customized assessment plan while sticking ot your budget

Prepare Your Organization for Employees Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

  • We send a member of the BVI community to you, in order to assess your organization’s internal environment
  • Receive guidance on how to get the most out of your assessment, from pre-visit preparation to post-visit support
  • Sit your technical team down with our highly qualified resources for smooth resolution of accessibility issues

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The Blind Institute of Technology™ (BIT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that strives to reduce the excessively high unemployment rate among the blind and visually impaired (BVI) community in America.

Led by Executive Director Mike Hess, BIT aims to help solve this unemployment and diversity and inclusion epidemic by educating employers about the advantages of working with talented and skilled BVI individuals, and through professional certification and training, inclusive technology and other programs. Mike left an 18-year career in IT to found BIT in 2013.