May 21st is Global Accessibility Awareness day, and we’re pretty excited about that. Hawk takes a look at some of the events that are taking place around the globe.
May 21 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day.
To coincide with this event, we teamed up with the lovely folks from A11y Bytes to create a whiteboard animation about accessibility—a fun, informative piece targeted at the creators of digital experiences.
Yesterday marked a special day on our Ask the UXperts calendar. Matt hosted Derek Featherstone in our Campfire chatroom to pick his brain on that subject that he knows so well – Accessibility.
Here is the transcript, if you’d like to find out what we learned.
Next up in our Ask the UXperts chatroom, Matt will have the pleasure of hosting the internationally renowned Derek Featherstone who will be talking about… you guessed it… accessibility!
So put it in your diary because the opportunity for an audience with Derek isn’t one that comes around every day. Or ever, in fact.
In this guest post, Libby relays several real-world examples that demonstrate how accessibility is not just a checklist to keep a minority group happy, but a core component of the user experience that can enhance the usability of your product for all users.
At the recent Web Directions South 2012 conference in Sydney, there was a lot of discussion about the future of interface design, beyond the obvious visual cues that get most of our attention.
Luke pontificates on the kinds of experiences we may be capable of creating for our users if we were to step back and consider all of the sensory inputs that we possess as humans.
To coincide with the Swipe Conference in Sydney this week, we’re publishing interviews with some of the conference speakers.
Jake MacMullin, who worked on the ABC’s iView app for the iPad and iPhone, talks about how you can design your apps to be more accessible.
Ruth Ellison works as a UX designer with Stamford Interactive in Canberra, Australia.
In the second of a set of interviews with UX Australia speakers, she talks to us about web accessibility, how she came to a career in UX, and the state of UX design in Australia.