8.1.2: Standard connections
Where an ICT provides user input or output device connection points, the ICT shall provide at least one input and/or output connection that conforms to an industry standard non-proprietary format, directly or through the use of commercially available adapters.
- The intent of this requirement is to ensure compatibility with assistive technologies by requiring the use of standard connections on ICT.
- The word connection applies to both physical and wireless connections.
- Current examples of industry standard non-proprietary formats are USB and Bluetooth.
|Type of compliance||Inspection|
|Result||Pass: Check 1 or 2 is true
Fail: Checks 1 and 2 are false
NOTE: The connections may be physical or wireless connections.