Voluntary Product Accessibility Template

The purpose of the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template is to assist Federal contracting officials in making preliminary assessments regarding the availability of commercial Electronic and Information Technology products and services with features that support accessibility. It is assumed that offerers will provide additional contact information to facilitate more detailed inquiries. GSA's Buy Accessibility.

The first table of this Template provides a summary view of the section 508 Standards. The subsequent tables provide more detailed views of each subsection. There are three columns in each table. Column one of the Summary Table describes the subsections of subparts B and C of the Standards. The second column describes the supporting features of the product or refers you to the corresponding detailed table, "e.g., equivalent facilitation." The third column contains any additional remarks and explanations regarding the product. In the subsequent tables, the first column contains the lettered paragraphs of the subsections. The second column describes the supporting features of the product with regard to that paragraph. The third column contains any additional remarks and explanations regarding the product.

Date: 12/23/2010
Name of Product: MAGic Magnification Software
Contact for more Information: Sales at FreedomScientific.com 888-666-6126

Summary Table
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template

Criteria
Supporting
Features
Remarks and
explanations
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems    
Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation, and Support    

Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems - Detail

Criteria
Supporting
Features
Remarks and
explanations
(a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard, product functions shall be executable from a keyboard where the function itself or the result of performing a function can be discerned textually Yes All features and functions of the product have heyboard equivalents.
(b) Applications shall not disrupt or disable activated features of other products that are identified as accessibility features, where those features are developed and documented according to industry standards. Applications also shall not disrupt or disable activated features of any operating system that are identified as accessibility features where the application programming interface for those accessibility features has been documented by the manufacturer of the operating system and is available to the product developer. Yes This product is an accessibilityaid designed to work properly on operating systems with other applications.
(c) A well-defined on-screen indication of the current focus shall be provided that moves among interactive interface elements as the input focus changes. The focus shall be programmatically exposed so that Assistive Technology can track focus and focus changes. Yes This product is designed to track the focus of other programs.
(d) Sufficient information about a user interface element including the identity, operation and state of the element shall be available to Assistive Technology. When an image represents a program element, the information conveyed by the image must also be available in text. Yes Text or text equivalents available for all UI elements.
(e) When bitmap images are used to identify controls, status indicators, or other programmatic elements, the meaning assigned to those images shall be consistent throughout an application's performance Yes  
(f) Textual information shall be provided through operating system functions for displaying text. The minimum information that shall be made available is text content, text input caret location, and text attributes. Yes  
(g) Applications shall not override user selected contrast and color selections and other individual display attributes. Yes In some cases, our accessibility aid gives the user the choice to modify this for their convenience
(h) When animation is displayed, the information shall be displayable in at least one non-animated presentation mode at the option of the user. N/A Animation is not used to display information.
(i) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element. Yes  
(j) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a variety of color selections capable of producing a range of contrast levels shall be provided. Yes, through Equivalent Facilitation Adjustments to colors are only offered via the system color options of the operating system.
(k) Software shall not use flashing or blinking text, objects, or other elements having a flash or blink frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Yes  
(l) When electronic forms are used, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. Yes  

Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation, and Support - Detail

Criteria
Supporting
Features
Remarks and
explanations
(a) Product support documentation provided to end-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge. Yes Documentation provided in print, electronic, and braille format and is available in large print.
(b) End-users shall have access to a description of the accessibility and compatibility features of products in alternate formats or alternate methods upon request, at no additional charge. Yes  
(c) Support services for products shall accommodate the communication needs of end-users with disabilities. Supports Staff is fully trained to address the support needs of persons with disabilities.