People with disabilities in new Apple accessibility videos

by Beatrice Credi - 2016.10.28
People with disabilities in new Apple accessibility videos
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This scene of Sady, a video editor living with cerebral palsy, navigating complicated software with the help of assistive tech is part of a new series of videos featured on Apple's redesigned accessibility website. Unlike the previous version of the site, which displayed Apple's disability-friendly technology through straightforward descriptions and static photos, the new site shows Apple's assistive tech in action through short 30-second videos. It's technology that is changing the lives of people with disabilities around the globe, enhancing the way they interact with the world on a daily basis. Along with Sady's short film, three other videos are also featured on the redesigned site, depicting people with various disabilities using accessibility features that come standard with all Apple products. One features a man who is hearing impaired using his phone to power his hearing aids. Another woman is an athlete, using her Apple Watch to track her wheelchair workouts.

Published in E-accessibility.
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