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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.7

Colour Contrast Analyser based on Electron (CCAe)
Colour Contrast Analyser based on Electron (CCAe) Technology

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Description: Colour Contrast Analyser Electron (CCAe) is a technology that assists users to determine legibility of text and the difference of visual elements. Examples of the visual elements are graphical controls and visual indicators. This technology can verify text foreground and background colours for support to alpha transparency. Additionally, this contains the source code for the new Colour Contrast Analyser (CCA) builds for Windows and macOS based on Electron.

Colour Contrast Analyser Electron (CCAe) is an updated version from the vendor of the original Colour Contrast Analyser. That technology was specifically for Windows and Mac which is a comparable technology.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v23.9
Decision Date: 09/29/2023 at 18:28:13 UTC
Aliases: Colour Contrast Analyser
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Paciello Group
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (09/29/2023 at 18:28:13 UTC).