Barriers, benefits and built-in accessibility

What Are You Using a Smartphone for? from MOOCAP on Vimeo.

In this video Gerhard and Roman describe the difficulties they encounter with mobile phones as well as the way their phones can help with aspects of daily living.

Today’s mainstream smartphones and mobile devices are shipped with several accessibility features built into the operating system, allowing almost everybody access to their apps as well as to make calls or send messages. Before we look at some of the barriers that can occur when apps are not designed to work with accessibility settings, have a look at the individual options for three operating systems if you are not already aware of them.

You may also want to search for more information about accessible apps before taking our Quiz at the end of this section!