Making a piece of software accessible to people with a broad range of disabilities is hard, says Vint Cerf, widely recognized as one of the “Fathers of the Internet.”
For someone with visual impairments, they may need magnification, color contrast, or a voice presentation of the interface.
While someone who has a motor disability may need to use a keyboard or an eye-tracking device.
In his The Future of Accessibility keynote address at the axe-con two-day conference, Cerf discussed how accommodations for people with disabilities benefit everyone, why people with disabilities need to be part of the design process, and the importance of empathy. Continue reading Axe-con: The Future of Accessibility with Vint Cerf