How to Incorporate Users with Disabilities in UX Testing

How to Incorporate Users with Disabilities in UX Testing

Usability testing often focuses on evaluating the usability of a website for a typical user. However, nearly 20% of the population has a disability, and the number of elderly website users is steadily increasing. Comprehensive usability testing must also consider the needs of people with disabilities. If you have limited experience conducting UX testing for users with disabilities, you’re not alone. We know you have…

Making Voting Accessible for All

Making Voting Accessible for All

I voted completely independently this morning. In the past, the “accessible” terminal had serious problems. It was a touch screen with no indication of where to touch and no feedback whether your intended vote had been submitted. The audio reading was so far behind the screen that I often had several votes that had to be canceled. Vetoing Inaccessible Voting Systems I gave feedback several…

Deque Systems Releases WorldSpace Xcode Plugin for iOS Developers

WorldSpace Xcode Plugin

Deque Systems is releasing its WorldSpace Xcode Plugin for the iOS application development community. This tool automatically analyzes source code, as their iOS app is being developed, to validate that all accessibility attributes have been specified correctly. It integrates into the Xcode development environment and displays accessibility issues in the source code to aid in quick remediation. Developers can also learn how to address accessibility…