(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.
Assistive Technology Support Windows Internet Explorer 8 provides support for assistive technologies through Microsoft Active Accessibility and UI Automation.
(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.
Windows Internet Explorer 8 supports the use of assistive technology such as screen reader as described in section 1194.31
Page Zoom The page zoom feature of Windows Internet Explorer 8 enables users to increase or decrease the page size for easier viewing. Not only can the user change the text size, but any graphics or embedded text in graphics can also be modified. Hard-to-read text or small thumbnail images on web sites can now be enlarged. The page zoom is an adaptive zoom. As the user zooms, Internet Explorer 8 will size the text and images and reflow the page to make it easier to read. The user will not see a horizontal scrollbar for most mainstream scenarios. Page zoom can be easily accessed by keyboard. To zoom in, press CTRL+(+). To zoom out, press CTRL+(-). To restore the zoom to 100%, press CTRL+0. These shortcut keys increase and decrease the zoom value in 25% increments. Zoom level can be increased or decreased in 1% increments via View >> Zoom >> Custom…