Discapnet Awards to Accessible Technologies

Popular vote to select the multinational companies standing out because of the integration of the accessibility in their technological products and services

The 3rd edition of the Discapnet awards aims to recognise the efforts of multinational companies with a technological profile to integrate the accessibility in the design of their products and services offered to the whole society.

The judge team of the Discapnet awards have selected a set of multinational companies standing out because of the integration of the accessibility in some of their products and services, to enable end-users of these technologies to decide which organisation deserve more the award.

Multinationals whose activity focuses on the development of products and services specifically targeted for people with disabilities has been excluded from the popular vote. The Discapnet awards judges want to publicly declare their gratitude to their daily efforts to provide assistive technologies. In this occasion the vote focuses on organisations whose products and services are marketed to the general public.

This page presents the selected multinationals, the motives to their popular inclusion and the support that they are obtaining with the gathered votes.

The selected multinationals and the rationale to include them in the popular vote are listed below:

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Total votes: 3011

  • Vodafone

    for providing accessible communication channels (namely its website), offering useful services for people with disabilities and fostering the technological accessibility by mean of its foundation.

    63.83 % of support
  • Telefónica

    for providing useful services for people with disabilities and fostering the technological accessibility by mean of its foundation.

    22.02 % of support
  • Apple

    for providing computers, laptops, mobiles and other devices that are already accessible without any additional assistive technology..

    5.41 % of support
  • Orange

    for providing useful services for people with disabilities and fostering the technological accessibility by mean of its foundation.

    4.58 % of support
  • Samsung

    for integrating accessibility features in some models of mobiles and TV receivers.

    1.39 % of support
  • Google

    for incorporating accessibility features in its Android operative system and in some of their web services.

    1.1 % of support
  • Amazon

    for incorporating accessibility features in its mobile and web platforms to carry out online purchases.

    0.37 % of support
  • Adobe

    for integrating functionalities for labelling accessible documents and the facilitating of its reading by people with disabilities and older people.

    0.3 % of support
  • Twitter

    for integrating accessibility features in its social network, especially on its mobile version.

    0.27 % of support
  • Microsoft

    for incorporating accessibility features in its operative system and office software, especially for computers..

    0.23 % of support
  • Olimpus

    for integrating accessibility features in some voice recorders models.

    0.2 % of support
  • Paypal

    for incorporating accessibility features in its online payment system.

    0.1 % of support
  • Panasonic

    for integrating accessibility features in some TV models.

    0.1 % of support
  • eBay

    for integrating accessibility features in its mobile and web platforms for online purchasing.

    0.1 % of support