Modular systems and methods for selectively enabling cloud-based assistive technologies

  • US 10,444,934 B2
  • Filed: 03/18/2016
  • Issued: 10/15/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/18/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method of programmatically assigning descriptive alt text to an element on a web page to provide an audio description of the element, the web page having an associated document object model (DOM), the method comprising:

  • crawling, by a computer system, the DOM associated with the web page;

    detecting one or more compliance issues relating to web accessibility standards in the DOM, wherein at least one of the one or more compliance issues comprises an untagged element having an associated hyperlink; and

    mapping the one or more compliance issues to one or more pre-existing remediation scripts, wherein the one or more pre-existing remediation scripts comprise at least;

    determining, by the computer system, a file path associated with the hyperlink; and

    assigning, by the computer system, an alt text description to the untagged element based on the determined file path,wherein the computer system comprises a computer processor and an electronic storage medium.

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