Building on Google's low cost Cardboard headsets, as well as big ticket names such as Oculus Rift and Microsoft's Hololens, Virtual Reality (VR) has quickly moved from geeky buzzword to mainstream technology. It is already widely used by estate agents, holiday companies and many other commercial applications - but what can it do for disabled people?
Expert Resources: inclusive design
These are the items that relate to inclusive design found on the AbilityNet website. They may be factsheets, webinars, news stories, blog posts or reports.
Webinar | Feb 2017
Blog Post | Aug 2016
It may not be obvious why but when Felix Baumgartner jumped from a hot air balloon on the very edge of space in 2012 it taught us a lot about how inclusive design can deliver better design for every user.
Webinar | Jan 2015
There are many ways that web designers, app developers and others involved in digital design can help people with dyslexia. This webinar reviews some of the common issues people with dyslexia face in our digital world and present solutions that can be used in many different situations.
Factsheet | Nov 2012
Selected by Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital Inclusion, AbilityNet. Our list of Top Ten Accessible Apps list shows the range of apps that may be of use to disabled people. This isn't an exhaustive list, just a sample of the types of apps that are available on current tablets and smartphones.