Microsoft Patent Imagines an Xbox Controller Customized for Gamers With Visual Impairment

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Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller was a big leap towards making gaming accessible to all players—not just those who can hold and manipulate the console’s standard controllers. Now it looks like the company is planning to expand its accessibility efforts. A Microsoft patent from last year reveals a special

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On the Early Web, People With Disabilities Found Community and Autonomy

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Growing up in rural Oregon, Erin Lauridsen didn’t have a lot of contact with blind people like herself. She recalls there being one other blind person in her town, but they were much older and, unlike Lauridsen, had lost their vision later in life. So when her family got dial-up internet during her high school years…

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https://gizmodo.com/on-the-early-web-people-with-disabilities-found-commun-1833425205