Enabling Blind and Low-Vision Accessibility On Android

Casey Burkhardt, Alan Viverette, T.V. Raman

We'll illustrate affordances on the Android platform that aid blind and low-vision users, and explain what application developers need to pay attention to in order to reach the widest possible user base. The primary focus of this talk is making custom Android views accessible.

  • Casey Burkhardt

    Casey Burkhardt is a software engineer on the Google Accessibility team. He works on making Android accessible to users with low-vision.

    Casey Burkhardt on Google+

  • Alan Viverette

    Alan is a software engineer on the Google Accessibility Engineering team. He works on low-vision and blind accessibility for Android.

    Alan Viverette on Google+

  • T.V. Raman

    T. V. Raman http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman is a Research Scientist at Google who specializes in high-quality auditory interfaces and eyes-free interaction. He presently works on enabling Google's core platforms, Android and ChromeOS for eyes-free use.

    T.V. Raman on Google+