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Design for human diversity

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Design for human diversity

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Design for human diversity

  1. 1. andrea.benedetti@microsoft.com
  2. 2. Target People Platform Interactions Limitations Settings Colors
  3. 3. © 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Assertion Inclusive Design is a must to engage ALL users
  4. 4. © 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. There is no such thing as a average user Assertion
  5. 5. © 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Assertion Look for inspiration from full range of human abilities
  6. 6. — Susan Goltsman, Founding Principal of MIG, Inc.
  7. 7. What is Inclusive Design?
  8. 8. 7.4 BILLION 7,400,000,000 Each is unique
  9. 9. Over 1 billion people with disabilities.
  10. 10. In the US alone, 26,000 people a year suffer loss of upper extremities
  11. 11. 13 million people suffer temporary impairments
  12. 12. 8 million experience situational exclusion Exclusion
  13. 13. How we think about Disability Disability
  14. 14. Inclusive design A design methodology, born out of digital environments, that enables and draws on the full range of human diversity. Most importantly , this means including and learning from people with a range of perspectives.
  15. 15. Why Microsoft inclusive design? Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. There are 7.4 billion people in the world.
  16. 16. 3 principles of inclusive design 1 2 3 Recognize exclusion Learn from diversity Solve for one, extend to many Inclusion is an engine for innovation Human beings have a relentless drive to interact with each other.
  17. 17. MicrosoftMission Microsoft Mission Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more
  18. 18. Text to Speech In screen readers for blind, in immersive readers for dyslexic and in communication aids for non-verbal Speech to Text In speech recognition AT for working hands- free, in dictation tools to aid dysgraphics and in captions to aid deaf
  19. 19. Windows today: Built for each of us Vision: Sadam’s story Hearing: Ted’s story Physical: Steve Gleason’s story Cognition: Lauren Pittman’s story See their stories at http://microsoft.com/accessibility/windows Make your device easier to see or use without a screen. vision Make your device easier to hear or use without sound. hearing Make your device easier to use of you have limited reach or strength. physical Make it easier to focus and get things done with Windows. cognition
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