Design for Experience: Accessibility

by UX Magazine Staff, Design for Experience

“Accessibility is important,” Livia Veneziano and Yvonne So declare in their article “Designing for Everyone” published in July of 2012.

“It is not just an additional feature, it is a core component that makes modern interfaces complete. If designers fail to pay attention to the design needs for a small percentage of the population, they ultimately fail on a global scale.”

As techology becomes more sophisticated and commonplace, the opportunities to make it accessible to people with physical and sensory impairments and those with needs for special modes of interaction continue to grow. Despite this, accessibility remains under-adopted as a requirement for products and services. [Article]

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