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