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Archive for the ‘Usability’ Category

20.02.10

Apple’s iPad: A revolution in accessibility for disabled users?

The beauty of touch screen devices is that they rely on and promote our most basic human instincts. Take children as an example, as they develop they rely on the tangible and on experimentation with objects to determine what they are and how they can be used, if at all. Perhaps consider disabled users also, the ability to simply lightly touch the screen to interact with the device, as opposed to requiring the dextrous use of the mouse or keyboard could revolutionise some people’s ability to access information, products or services online. And after all, many would argue that access to the internet and information on a broader scale should be considered a basic human right.…Read More