Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services in Europe

Name: Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services in Europe
Number: EN 301549:2015
Issuing Organisation: CEN CENELEC ETSI
Country: Europe
Website: http://www.etsi.org
Type: Standard
Issue Year: 2015
Forward Review Date: Not known
Availability: http://www.etsi.org/deliver/etsi_en/301500_301599/301549/01.01.02_60/en_301549v010102p.pdf
Domains: Active and Healthy Ageing, Services
Fields: Communication and Information, Digital Health (incl. Telehealth and Telecare), Health and Well-being
Intended Audience: Governmental and Public Sector bodies, Private Sector bodies
Abstract: The present document specifies the functional accessibility requirements applicable to ICT products and services, together with a description of the test procedures and evaluation methodology for each accessibility requirement in a form that is suitable for use in public procurement within Europe.
Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: High
Older Person Specific : No
Usage: Not known
Comment: The present document might be useful for other purposes such as procurement in the private sector. The present document is intended to be used as the basis for an accessible ICT procurement toolkit. The present document will primarily be useful for public procurers to identify the requirements for their purchases, and also for manufacturers to employ it within their design, build and quality control procedures. The present document contains the necessary functional requirements and provides a reference document such that if procedures are followed by different actors, the results of testing are similar and the interpretation of those results is clear.

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