Phone: (011) 7541-421, 3409-301, 3409-335, 6547-293, 3409-310
E-mail: Standards sales: Education: Information about standards:
Stevana Brakusa 2, 11030 Beograd
Main menu

ISO/IEC TR 13066-3:2012

Information technology — Interoperability with assistive technology (AT) — Part 3: IAccessible2 accessibility application programming interface (API)

Sep 7, 2012

General information

90.93     Jul 28, 2017



Technical Report

11.180.99     35.180  




Language in which you want to receive the document.


ISO/IEC TR 13066:2012 provides an overview to the structure and terminology of the IAccessible2 accessibility API.
It provides:

a description of the overall architecture and terminology of the API;
further introductory explanations regarding the content and use of the API beyond those found in Annex A of ISO/IEC 13066-1;
an overview of the main properties, including:

of user interface elements,
of how to get and set focus,
of communication mechanisms in the API;

a discussion of design considerations for the API (e.g. pointers to external sources of information on accessibility guidance related to using the API);
information on extending the API (and where this is appropriate);
an introduction to the programming interface of the API (including pointers to external sources of information).

It provides this information as an introduction to the IAccessible2 API to assist:

IT system level developers who create custom controls and/or interface to them;
AT developers involved in programming "hardware to software" and "software to software" interactions.

Life cycle


ISO/IEC TR 13066-3:2012
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jul 28, 2017