Four Reasons Augmented Reality Will Change Assistive Technology

In our analysis, we found that more than 600 articles on AR and assistive technology have been published since 2000, many within the past 5 years.

Universal Design (UD) is an approach to design that increases the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals. It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012). It creates products, systems, and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability or situation.