In the past year, Microsoft has restructured their approach to accessibility. There are 1.2 billion disabled people in the world, in a world which is becoming ever more reliant on technology. This is a challenge but it's also a huge opportunity. Microsoft is working hard to get this right. In this blog, you can read how Microsoft is approaching accessibility.
Microsoft Accessibility Updates
- New accessibility features in Office every month
- Partnering with KNFB Reader
- Refreshed and expanded Microsoft Accessibility Website
- Added Learning Tools
- Added voices to Narrator which provides faster speech to text translation
- Word highlighting with speech for people with dyslexia
- Braille support for Windows 10
- Power BI, suite of business analytics tools
- Dynamics 365, improve accessible user interface
- Visual Studio, improved accessibility
For details about Microsoft's recent accessibility improvements and future improvements, go to Microsoft's Accessibility Blog.