Each of us, regardless of where we’re from, our gender, class or disability must be able to access and make the most of the digital tools around us. They connect and integrate us into the world. The process of creating and producing these technological products is called “inclusive design”. Let’s discover the advances that bring it to life.
Positive action will be required to ensure that smart city solutions don’t just favor the already wealthy and connected.
Asserting that every piece of technology should help embellish the capability of human beings, Microsoft’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella has said the technology should not “degrade” humanity but provide new levels of inclusiveness.
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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.