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

  • US 10,845,946 B1
  • Filed: 08/12/2020
  • Issued: 11/24/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/18/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method of programmatically assigning a descriptive attribute to a graphic on a web page to enable an audible description of the graphic, the web page having an associated document object model (DOM), the method comprising:

  • accessing, by a computer system, a code associated with the web page, the code comprising at least HTML or the DOM;

    detecting, by the computer system, one or more compliance issues relating to web accessibility standards in the code, wherein at least one of the one or more compliance issues comprises a graphic lacking an adequate descriptive attribute; and

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

    accessing, by the computer system, the graphic to determine a subject matter of the graphic;

    obtaining, by the computer system, the subject matter of the graphic from an artificial intelligence algorithm;

    generating a descriptive attribute for the graphic based on at least the subject matter of the graphic; and

    assigning, by the computer system, the descriptive attribute to the graphic, the descriptive attribute assigned to the graphic adapted to enable an assistive technology to speak the descriptive attribute to a user.

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