Every gamer with a disability faces a unique challenge for many reasons, one of which is the relative dearth of accessibility-focused peripherals for consoles. Microsoft is taking a big step toward fixing this with its Xbox Adaptive Controller.
how much design has changed since spellcheck was introduced at Microsoft? Take a look at a feature that now sits right next to spellcheck in Office apps. It’s called Accessibility Checker.
Why shouldn’t everyone have the chance to experience VR?
At Microsoft, we see disability as a strength. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, including attracting, recruiting, and retaining diverse talent in the tech industry.
Developers from Microsoft’s research lab created the “canetroller”. The team’s goal was to create a device that would successfully enable the visually impaired to form an accurate mental map of a virtual space.
With more than 1 billion people in the world with disabilities, there is no limit to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of all those who use it.
Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella released his new book, Hit Refresh. In it he shares the inside story of our quest to rediscover Microsoft’s soul and imagine a better future for everyone.