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Internet and WWW standards

The emergence of the World Wide Web has made it possible for individuals with computer and telecommunications equipment to interact as never before. For elderly and disabled persons the Web holds great promises of transforming past barriers into accessible information gain.

Use the links below to navigate to:


International Standards

IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc

801 International Parkway, 5th Floor, PMB#112, Lake Mary, Florida 32746, USA.
Tel: +1 407 362 7783; Fax: +1 407 284 1265
Web: www.imsglobal.org

  • IMS (2004) AccessForAll meta-data specification
  • IMS (2003) Learner information package accessibility for LIP

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

1, Ch. de la Voie-Creuse, Case postale 56, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 22 749 0111; Fax: +41 22 733 3430
Web www.iso.ch

Committees and Working Groups:

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 35/WG 3 - Graphical Symbols

  • ISO/IEC 18036 (2003) Information technology - Icon symbols and functions for World Wide Web browser toolbars

ISO/TC 159/SC 4/WG 5 - Software Ergonomics and Human-Computer Dialogues
Convenor: Dr. Susan Harker

  • ISO 9241-151 (2008) Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Part 151: Guidance on World Wide Web user interfaces

Internet Engineering Task Force

IETF Secretariat, c/o NeuStar, Inc., Corporate Headquarters, 46000 Center Oak Plaza, Sterling, VA 20166, USA.
Tel: +1 571 434 3500, Fax: +1 571 434 3535
Email: iesg-secretary@ietf.org; Web: www.ietf.org

Committees and Working Groups:

AVT - Audio / Video Transport
Chairperson

  • IETF RFC 2198 (1997) Redundancy for RTP payloads
  • IETF RFC 2733 (1999) An RTP payload format for generic forward error correction
  • IETF RFC 2793 (2000) RTP payload for text conversation (Obsoleted by RFC 4103)
  • IETF RFC 2833 (2000) RTP payload for DTMF digits, telephony tones and telephony signals (Obsoleted by RFC 4733)
  • IETF RFC 3550 (2003) RTP: A transport protocol for real-time applications
  • IETF RFC 3551 (2003) RTP profile for audio and video conferences with minimal control (Obsoletes RFC 1890)
  • IETF RFC 3555 (2003) MIME type registration of RTP payload formats (Obsoleted by RFC 4855, RFC 4856, updated by RFC 3625)
  • IETF RFC 3711 (2004) The Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol
  • IETF RFC 4102 (2005) Registration of the text/red MIME Sub-Type
  • IETF RFC 4103 (2005) RTP payload for text conversation
  • IETF RFC 4351 (2006) Real-Time Transport Protocol payload for text conversation interleaved in a audio stream
  • IETF RFC 4396 (2006) RTP payload format for 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) timed text
  • IETF RFC 4733 (2006) RTP payload for DTMF digits, telephony tones and telephony signals
  • IETF RFC 4855 (2007) Media type registration of RTP payload formats (Obsoletes RFC 3555)
  • IETF RFC 4856 (2007) Media type registration of payload formats in the RTP profile for audio and video conferences (Obsoletes RFC 3555)

ECRIT - Emergency Context Resolution With Internet Technologies
Chairperson

  • Internet Draft Requirements for emergency context resolution with internet technologies

MMUSIC - Multiparty Multimedia Session Control
Chairperson

  • IETF RFC 2327 (1998) SDP: Session Description Protocol (Obsoleted by RFC 4566)
  • IETF RFC 4566 (2006) SDP: Session Description Protocol (Obsoletes RFC 2327)

SIMPLE - SIP For Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions
Chairperson

  • IETF RFC 3428 (2002) Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) extension for instant messaging
  • Internet Draft Messsage session relay protocol

SIP - Session Initiation Protocol
Chairperson

  • IETF RFC 3261 (2002) Session Initiation Protocol
  • IETF RFC 3840 (2004) Indicating user agent capabilities in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
  • IETF RFC 3841 (2004) Caller preferences for the Session Initiation Protocol
  • IETF RFC 4504 (2006) SIP telephony device requirements and configuration

SIPPING - Session Initiation Proposal Investigation
Chairperson

  • IETF RFC 3351 (2002) User requirements for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) in support of deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired individuals

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Contact details for Europe, Middle East, and Africa:
ERCIM, 2004, route des Lucioles, BP 93, 06902 Sophia-Antipolis Cedex, France.
Tel: +33 4 92 38 50 76; Fax: +33 4 92 38 78 22
Email: jerome@w3.org; Web: www.w3.org

Contact details for Japan and Korea:
Keio University, 5322 Endo, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-8520, Japan.
Tel: +81 466 49 1170; Fax: +81 466 49 1171
Email: hagino@w3.org; Web: www.w3.org

Contact details for all other countries, including the Americas and Australia:
MIT, 32 Vassar Street, Room 32-G515, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
Tel: +1 617 253 2613; Fax: +1 617 258 5999
Email: susan@w3.org; Web: www.w3.org

Committees and Working Groups:

AU WG - Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines Working Group
Chairman: Jutta Treviranus

  • ATAG 1.0 (2003) Authoring tool accessibility guidelines 1.0
  • ATAG 2.0 (2009) Authoring tool accessibility guidelines 2.0

PF WG - Protocols and Formats Working Group
Chairman: Alfred S. Gilman

  • XAG WD XML accessibility guidelines

TT WG - Timed Text Working Group
Chairman: Glenn Adams

  • CR Timed Text (TT) authoring format 1.0 - Distribution Format Exchange Profile (DFXP)

UA WG - User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group
Chairman: Jim Allan

  • UAAG 1.0 (2002) User agent accessibility guidelines 1.0

WCAG WG - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group
Chairpersons: Gregg Vanderheiden; Loretta Guarino Reid

  • WCAG 1.0 (1999) Web content accessibility guidelines 1.0
  • WCAG WD 2.0 Web content accessibility guidelines 2.0

XForms WG - Forms Working Group
Co-Chairman: Steven Pemberton

  • XForms 1.0 (2006) XForms 1.0 2nd edition

European Standards

Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)

Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000, Belgium.
Tel: + 32 2 550 08 11; Fax: + 32 2 550 08 19
Email: infodesk@cen.eu; Web: www.cen.eu

List of member organisations for CEN (MS Word Document; 56KB).

  • CWA 14835 (2003) Guidelines for making information accessible through sign language on the web

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)

650 Route des Lucioles, F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France.
Tel: +33 4 92 94 42 00; Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Email: helpdesk@etsi.org; Web: www.etsi.org

Committees and Working Groups:

TCHF / STF 324 - Extending e-Inclusion for Public Internet Access Points (PIAPs)
  • ETSI TS 102 577 - Human Factors: Public Internet Access points (PIAPs)

National Standards in Europe

Ireland

National Standards Authority of Ireland

Glasnevin, IE-Dublin 9, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 807 38 00; Fax: +353 1 807 38 38
Email: nsai@nsai.ie; Web: www.nsai.ie

  • IS CWA 15554 (2006) Specifications for a web accessibility conformity assessment scheme and a web accessibility quality mark

Spain

Asociacion Espanola de Normalizacion y Certificacion

Génova 6, 28004 Madrid, Spain.
Tel: +34 914 326 000; Fax: +34 913 103 172
Email: info@aenor.es; Web: www.aenor.es

Committees and Working Groups:

AEN/CTN 139/SC 8 - Systems and Devices For Elderly People and Persons With Disabilities

  • UNE 139803 (2004) Computer applications for people with disabilities. Web content accessibility requirements

United Kingdom

British Standards Institute (BSI)

389 Chiswick High Road, London W4 4AL, United Kingdom.
Tel: +44 20 8996 9000; Fax: +44 20 8996 7001
Email: cservices@bsi-global.com; Web: www.bsi-global.com

Committees and Working Groups:

PH/9

  • BS EN ISO 9241-151 (2008) Ergonomics of human-system interaction. Guidance on World Wide Web user interfaces

 

  • BIP 0090 (2008) Web accessibility. Making PAS 78 work
  • BS PAS 78:2006 (2006) Guide to good practice in commissioning accessible websites
  • BS PAS 124:2008 (2008) Defining, implementing and managing website standards: A statement of best practice

Other National Standards

Japan

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee

1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8901, Japan.
Email: jisc@meti.go.jp; Web: www.jisc.go.jp

Committees and Working Groups:

X - Information Processing

  • JIS X 8341-3 (2004) Guidelines for older persons and persons with disabilities - information and communications equipment, software and services - Part 3: Web Content

Korea

Ministry of Information and Communication

Web: www.mic.go.kr

  • KICS.OT-10.0003 (2005) - Internet Web Contents Accessibility Guideline

United States of America

New York State Office for Technology

State Capitol, Empire State Plaza, P.O. Box 2062, Albany , NY 12220, USA
Tel: +1 518 402 2537; Fax: +1 518 474 1196
Email: customer.relations@oft.state.ny.us; Web: www.oft.state.ny.us

  • S04-001 (2006) Accessibility of State Agency web-based Intranet and Internet information and applications