American Foundation For The Blind Announces 2015 Access Award For Microsoft

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The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) today announced that Microsoft will be honored with 2015 Access Award for their commitment to innovation and access for all.

Microsoft has made huge efforts to advance accessibility in computing by increasing access to the popular Window-Eyes screen reader and by supporting the needs of customers with disabilities through a dedicated technical support service.

“We are thrilled to recognize the important work these organizations and individuals are doing to expand possibilities for the more than 20 million Americans with vision loss,” said Carl R. Augusto, president and CEO of AFB. “They are breaking down accessibility hurdles and developing solutions that truly work. I commend them for their commitment to equality and accessibility.”

Read the full press release here.

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