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According to estimates, at least 44 million people with disabilities in the EU have to overcome unnecessary barriers to using the Internet. This is due to the fact that, apart from a few public administration websites, most web pages are not (fully) accessible. To improve the situation, the EU Commission provided about 2.1 million € funding for the WADcher project coordinated by Fraunhofer FIT. WADcher will develop a platform and tools for automatically or semi-automatically evaluating the accessibility of Websites and mobile apps. Standardized interfaces to Web content management systems will help make new Websites and apps accessible from the start.more info