KanHan Awarded Gold in Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme

(Hong Kong, 30 April 2014)

To encourage broader adoption of web accessibility designs in the community with a view to facilitating access to online information and services by everyone including the disabled and the elderly, the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Equal Opportunities co-organize an annual Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme (the Scheme) to show appreciation to enterprises and organizations for making their websites and mobile applications accessible.

This year, KanHan Technologies Limited (KanHan) received a gold award in the Scheme. It is the result that KanHan has been striving to conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) Level AA to optimize the essential channel for our product promotions and customer communication. Meanwhile, WCAG 2.0 benefits the public from accessing our information and online service effortlessly. KanHan can also disseminate information proficiently and help build an ideal internet exploring experience.

Web Accessibility Services

Towards the end of 2013, KanHan has provided web accessibility gap analysis and rectification service to over 80 websites for various government departments / bureaus to conform to WCAG 2.0 and in some cases coupled with routine content update and web vulnerability assessment services.

KanHan is gratified to provide web accessibility solutions to all organizations including government departments, private business sectors, non-government organizations (NGOs), quasi-government and other organizations, helping them to deliver their messages wider across as well as optimizing the general usability for all users.

Our service includes:

  • Half-day workshop presenting the analysis and suggestions to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and judging criteria.
  • Prepare service requirements and specification for client’s consideration in addressing the short-term deadline and long term revamping plan.
  • Use of scanning tool, visual review and fail case testing based on WCAG 2.0 guidelines.
  • Provide detail analysis report containing evaluation on compliant criteria, summary and recommended actions.
  • Rectify and re-organize the website format and design in conformance to WCAG 2.0 Level AA requirements.
  • Rectification services on PDF, UNICODE migration, image and video to conform to WCAG 2.0 guidelines.
  • Migrate for aging websites to Content Management System (CMS) based web structure.
  • Enhance Text version website according WCAG 2.0 guidelines.

Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme Awarded Clients:

Besides KanHan’s website, several clients who entrusted KanHan to provide professional service of developing WCAG 2.0 and website optimization also won awards in the Scheme.

Most Favourite Websites

This year, OGCIO has introduced a new award for the "Most Favourite Websites" to show recognition to exemplary and popular website pursuing best practices in web accessibility. Among a sea of competitive entrants, the websites of The Hong Kong Society of Rehabilitation and Tsuen Wan Catholic Primary School have successfully become the second & third runner-up respectively under the public voting. It is significant that Tsuen Wan Catholic Primary School is the first Hong Kong School to be awarded by the Scheme and the "Most Favourite Websites".

Web layout of Tsuen Wan Catholic Primary School

Tsuen Wan Catholic Primary School

http://www.twcps.edu.hk/

Conformance Level: WCAG 2.0 Level AA

Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2013-14, Gold Award

Most Favourite Websites, Third Runner-Up

Web layout of The Hong Kong Society Of Rehabilitation

The Hong Kong Society Of Rehabilitation

http://accessguide.hk/

Conformance Level: WCAG 2.0 Level AA

Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2013-14, Gold Award

Most Favourite Websites, Second Runner-Up

   Web layout of The "Star" Ferry Company Limited

The "Star" Ferry Company Limited

http://www.starferry.com.hk/

Conformance Level: WCAG 2.0 Level AA

Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2013-14, Gold Award

Web layout of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited

The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited

http://www.hkmc.com.hk/

Conformance Level: WCAG 2.0 Level AA

Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2013-14, Gold Award

Web layout of Hong Kong Blind Sports Federation Ltd.

Hong Kong Blind Sports Federation Ltd.

http://www.hkbsf.org.hk/‎

Conformance Level: WCAG 2.0 Level AA

Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2013-14, Silver Award

To become a customer:
If you want to have more information or demonstration of the services, please click here for our contact information.