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Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT)

This Voluntary Product Accessibility Template was obtained from the IMPACT Outreach Center, version 1.6 generated on January 6, 2015.

The purpose of the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, or VPAT, is to assist Federal contracting officials and other buyers in making preliminary assessments regarding the availability of commercial "Electronic and Information Technology" products and services with features that support accessibility. It is assumed and recommended that offerers will provide additional contact information to facilitate more detailed inquiries.

The first table of the Template provides a summary view of the Section 508 Standards. The subsequent tables provide more detailed views of each subsection. There are three columns in each table. Column one of the Summary Table describes the subsections of subparts B and C of the Standards. The second column describes the supporting features of the product or refers you to the corresponding detailed table, e.g., "equivalent facilitation." The third column contains any additional remarks and explanations regarding the product. In the subsequent tables, the first column contains the lettered paragraphs of the subsections. The second column describes the supporting features of the product with regard to that paragraph. The third column contains any additional remarks and explanations regarding the product.


Date: 02/11/2015
Product Name: Lacai
Product Version Number: 2015 Release
Vendor Company Name: Carney Inc
Vendor Contact Name: Richard Carney
Vendor Contact Telephone: 830-626-3992
Lacai Logo
Summary Table
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems

Supports 10 out of 10 standards (2 Not Applicable) (Please see 1194.21 Details)

Section 1194.22 Web-based Internet Information and Applications

Supports 11 out of 11 standards (Please see 1194.22 Details)

Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products

Not Applicable (Please see 1194.23 Details)

Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products

Supports 3 out of 3 standards (Please see 1194.24 Details)

Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products

Not Applicable (Please see 1194.25 Details)

Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers

Not Applicable (Please see 1194.26 Details)

Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria

Supports 6 out of 6 standards (Please see 1194.31 Details)

Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation and Support

Supports 3 out of 3 standards (Please see 1194.41 Details)
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems - Detail
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

(a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard, product functions shall be executable from a keyboard where the function itself or the result of performing a function can be discerned textually.

Supports Lacai makes all functions (nav menus, reports, data entry) fully accessible through the keyboard

(b) Applications shall not disrupt or disable activated features of other products that are identified as accessibility features, where those features are developed and documented according to industry standards. Applications also shall not disrupt or disable activated features of any operating system that are identified as accessibility features where the application programming interface for those accessibility features has been documented by the manufacturer of the operating system and is available to the product developer.

Supports Lacai does not disrupt or disable activated features of other products.

(c) A well-defined on-screen indication of the current focus shall be provided that moves among interactive interface elements as the input focus changes. The focus shall be programmatically exposed so that Assistive Technology can track focus and focus changes.

Supports Lacai provides indication among the interface for the current focus.

(d) Sufficient information about a user interface element including the identity, operation and state of the element shall be available to Assistive Technology. When an image represents a program element, the information conveyed by the image must also be available in text.

Supports Lacai provides information about the identity, operation, and state of all elements represented.

(e) When bitmap images are used to identify controls, status indicators, or other programmatic elements, the meaning assigned to those images shall be consistent throughout an application's performance.

Supports Lacai provides consistent images for controls, status elements, and other programmatic elements throughout the application.

(f) Textual information shall be provided through operating system functions for displaying text. The minimum information that shall be made available is text content, text input caret location, and text attributes.

Supports Lacai provides textual information through content, input caret location, and text attributes.

(g) Applications shall not override user selected contrast and color selections and other individual display attributes.

Supports Lacai does not override user selected contrast, color selections, and other individual display attributes.

(h) When animation is displayed, the information shall be displayable in at least one non-animated presentation mode at the option of the user.

Supports Lacai does not use animations to display content.

(i) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element.

Supports Lacai provides both color coding and textual or icon-based notifications to identify various information.

(j) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a variety of color selections capable of producing a range of contrast levels shall be provided.

Supports Lacai provides the user with the ability to change background and text colors through the browser interface.

(k) Software shall not use flashing or blinking text, objects, or other elements having a flash or blink frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.

Not Applicable Lacai does not contain flashing or blinking text, objects, or other elements; we hope everyone else has left this behind as well with the demise of geocities.

(l) When electronic forms are used, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.

Supports Lacai provides access to the required information, field elements, and functionality required for form completion.
Section 1194.22 Web-based Intranet and Internet information and Applications - Detail
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

(a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via "alt", "longdesc", or in element content).

Supports Lacai provides a text element (alt/title description) for all non-text images

(b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide any multimedia presentations within the system.

(c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.

Supports All information available on Lacai is also available without color

(d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet.

Supports Documents utilized on Lacai are not required to be utilized with an associated style sheet.

(e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-side image map.

Not Applicable Lacai does not use image maps.

(f) Client-side image maps shall be provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape.

Not Applicable Lacai does not use image maps

(g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables.

Supports All row and column headers on Lacai are identified for data tables.

(h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers.

Supports Data cells in Lacai contain markup to associate them with all relevant row and column headers.

(i) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation

Supports All frames on Lacai are titled with unique text to facilitate frame identification and navigation.

(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.

Supports All content on Lacai has been verified to avoid causing the screen to flicker between 2 Hz and 55 Hz.

(k) A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes.

Not Applicable A text-only page is not necessary to provide an accessible experience on Lacai. Lacai can be viewed with text-only browsers such as Lynx.

(l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by Assistive Technology.

Supports All information provided through scripts is identified with functional text.

(m) When a web page requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or applet that complies with 1194.21(a) through (l).

Supports For all pages that require an applet, plug-in, or other application, the page provides a link to a plug-in or applet that complies with 1194.21 (a) through (l).

(n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.

Supports All forms allow people using assistive technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.

(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links.

Supports A method is provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. (shortcuts and macros)

(p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide any services that require a timed response.
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products - Detail
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

(a) Telecommunications products or systems which provide a function allowing voice communication and which do not themselves provide a TTY functionality shall provide a standard non-acoustic connection point for TTYs. Microphones shall be capable of being turned on and off to allow the user to intermix speech with TTY use.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(b) Telecommunications products which include voice communication functionality shall support all commonly used cross-manufacturer non- proprietary standard TTY signal protocols.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(c) Voice mail, auto-attendant, and interactive voice response telecommunications systems shall be usable by TTY users with their TTYs.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(d) Voice mail, messaging, auto-attendant, and interactive voice response telecommunications systems that require a response from a user within a time interval, shall give an alert when the time interval is about to run out, and shall provide sufficient time for the user to indicate more time is required.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(e) Where provided, caller identification and similar telecommunications functions shall also be available for users of TTYs, and for users who cannot see displays.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(f) For transmitted voice signals, telecommunications products shall provide a gain adjustable up to a minimum of 20 dB. For incremental volume control, at least one intermediate step of 12 dB of gain shall be provided.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(g) If the telecommunications product allows a user to adjust the receive volume, a function shall be provided to automatically reset the volume to the default level after every use.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(h) Where a telecommunications product delivers output by an audio transducer which is normally held up to the ear, a means for effective magnetic wireless coupling to hearing technologies shall be provided.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(i) Interference to hearing technologies (including hearing aids, cochlear implants, and assistive listening devices) shall be reduced to the lowest possible level that allows a user of hearing technologies to utilize the telecommunications product.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(j) Products that transmit or conduct information or communication, shall pass through cross-manufacturer, non-proprietary, industry-standard codes, translation protocols, formats or other information necessary to provide the information or communication in a usable format. Technologies which use encoding, signal compression, format transformation, or similar techniques shall not remove information needed for access or shall restore it upon delivery.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(k)(1) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: Controls and Keys shall be tactilely discernible without activating the controls or keys.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(k)(2) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: Controls and Keys shall be operable with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching, twisting of the wrist. The force required to activate controls and keys shall be 5 lbs. (22.2N) maximum.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(k)(3) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: If key repeat is supported, the delay before repeat shall be adjustable to at least 2 seconds. Key repeat rate shall be adjustable to 2 seconds per character.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.

(k)(4) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: The status of all locking or toggle controls or keys shall be visually discernible, and discernible either through touch or sound.

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide a telecommunications product or service.
Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products – Detail
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

a) All analog television displays 13 inches and larger, and computer equipment that includes analog television receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. As soon as practicable, but not later than July 1, 2002, widescreen digital television (DTV) displays measuring at least 7.8 inches vertically, DTV sets with conventional displays measuring at least 13 inches vertically, and stand-alone DTV tuners, whether or not they are marketed with display screens, and computer equipment that includes DTV receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals.

Not Applicable Lacai does not include any television displays.

(b) Television tuners, including tuner cards for use in computers, shall be equipped with secondary audio program playback circuitry.

Not Applicable Lacai does not include any tuners or tuner cards.

(c) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain speech or other audio information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be open or closed captioned.

Supports Lacai provides closed captioning for its training and information videos.

(d) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain visual information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be audio described.

Supports Lacai provides audio descriptions for its information videos.

(e) Display or presentation of alternate text presentation or audio descriptions shall be user-selectable unless permanent.

Supports Lacai's informational videos are displayed on the website Youtube and embedded accordingly. Lacai utilizes Youtube's functionality to include alternate text presentation or audio descriptions as a user-selectable preference.
Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products – Detail
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

(a) Self contained products shall be usable by people with disabilities without requiring an end-user to attach Assistive Technology to the product. Personal headsets for private listening are not Assistive Technology.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(b) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(c) Where a product utilizes touchscreens or contact-sensitive controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with 1194.23 (k) (1) through (4).

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(d) When biometric forms of user identification or control are used, an alternative form of identification or activation, which does not require the user to possess particular biological characteristics, shall also be provided.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(e) When products provide auditory output, the audio signal shall be provided at a standard signal level through an industry standard connector that will allow for private listening. The product must provide the ability to interrupt, pause, and restart the audio at anytime.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(f) When products deliver voice output in a public area, incremental volume control shall be provided with output amplification up to a level of at least 65 dB. Where the ambient noise level of the environment is above 45 dB, a volume gain of at least 20 dB above the ambient level shall be user selectable. A function shall be provided to automatically reset the volume to the default level after every use.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(g) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(h) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a range of color selections capable of producing a variety of contrast levels shall be provided.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(i) Products shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(j) (1) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: The position of any operable control shall be determined with respect to a vertical plane, which is 48 inches in length, centered on the operable control, and at the maximum protrusion of the product within the 48 inch length on products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(j)(2) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Where any operable control is 10 inches or less behind the reference plane, the height shall be 54 inches maximum and 15 inches minimum above the floor.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(j)(3) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Where any operable control is more than 10 inches and not more than 24 inches behind the reference plane, the height shall be 46 inches maximum and 15 inches minimum above the floor.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.

(j)(4) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Operable controls shall not be more than 24 inches behind the reference plane.

Not Applicable Lacai is not a freestanding/non-portable product, and is not intended to be used in one location.
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

(a) All mechanically operated controls and keys shall comply with 1194.23 (k) (1) through (4).

Not Applicable Lacai does not use any mechanically operated controls or keys.

(b) If a product utilizes touchscreens or touch-operated controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with 1194.23 (k) (1) through (4).

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide any touchscreens or touch-operated controls

(c) When biometric forms of user identification or control are used, an alternative form of identification or activation, which does not require the user to possess particular biological characteristics, shall also be provided.

Not Applicable Lacai does not utilize any biometric forms.

(d) Where provided, at least one of each type of expansion slots, ports and connectors shall comply with publicly available industry standards

Not Applicable Lacai does not provide any expansion slots, ports, or connectors.
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria – Detail
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

(a) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired shall be provided.

Supports Lacai provides access to both audio and video providing ease of use for both visually impaired and deaf students.

(b) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided.

Supports Lacai provides access to both audio and video providing ease of use for both visually impaired and deaf students.

(c) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided

Supports Lacai provides access to both audio and video providing ease of use for both visually impaired and deaf students.

(d) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided.

Supports Lacai provides support for all assistive hearing devices that support industry fashion or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided.

(e) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided.

Supports Lacai provides access to both audio and video providing ease of use for both visually impaired and deaf students.

(f) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided.

Supports Lacai provides access to audio and video, providing support for those with difficulties around fine motor control or simultaneous actions.
Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation and Support – Detail
Criteria Level of Support & Supporting Features Remarks and explanations

(a) Product support documentation provided to end-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge

Supports Lacai provides documentation for users video, audio, and written formats as well as live support for any needs not already met.

(b) End-users shall have access to a description of the accessibility and compatibility features of products in alternate formats or alternate methods upon request, at no additional charge.

Supports Lacai users have access to a description of accessibility and compatibility features in alternate formats or methods upon request without additional charge.

(c) Support services for products shall accommodate the communication needs of end-users with disabilities.

Supports Lacai provides a variety of support services for end users that accommodate communication needs. Lacai support is available via phone, e-mail, and live chat.
For more information about the maintainers of the VPAT itself please see the contact information below:
IMPACT Outreach Center

IRM Program for Accessible Computer/Communication Technology (IMPACT)
2025 E Street, N.W. (SA-9)
Washington, DC 20006
Email: SECTION508@state.gov
Internet: http://www.state.gov/m/irm/impact/index.htm
Intranet: http://impact.state.gov

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