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The European accessibility act is a directive that aims to improve the functioning of the internal market for accessible products and services, by removing barriers created by divergent rules in Member States. The European accessibility act covers products and services that have been identified as being most important for persons with disabilities while being most likely to have diverging accessibility requirements across EU countries.These include:
- computers and operating systems
- ATMs, ticketing and check-in machines
- smartphones
- TV equipment related to digital television services
- telephony services and related equipment
- access to audio-visual media services such as television broadcast and related consumer equipment
- services related to air, bus, rail and waterborne passenger transport
- banking services
- e-books
- e-commerce


Europe, Old person, Handicapped, Handicap, Domestic market, Services, EC law, Consumer, Product, Legal basis, Guidelines, access,

Language German; English
Contact Europäische Kommission, Generaldirektion Beschäftigung, Soziales und Integration
Last modified 12.03.2021

See also

  1. Barrierefreiheit

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