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What’s New with Apple Accessibility

Date & Time
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 2:20 PM PST  
Location
Elite 1-3  
Description
Learn about how latest advancements in hardware, software and machine learning across Appleā€™s operating systems are powering new accessibility features, and how to integrate these innovative features into daily life, with the goal of making the world a more equitable, accessible place for everyone. With the latest built-in Accessibility features, people who are blind or low vision can use their iPhone and iPad to navigate the last few feet to their destination with Door Detection; users with physical and motor disabilities who may rely on assistive features like Voice Control and Switch Control can fully control Apple Watch from their iPhone with Apple Watch Mirroring; and the Deaf and hard of hearing community can follow Live Captions (beta) on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Apple is also expanding support for its industry-leading screen reader VoiceOver with over 20 new languages and locales.  
Audience
  • Higher Education
  • Disability Specific
  • K-12 Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare & Rehabilitation
Audience Level
Beginning  
Session Summary (Abstract)
From Live Captions (beta) to more ways to interact with Apple Watch through hand gestures and screen mirroring, find out how to integrate new accessibility features from Apple for daily living.  
Primary Topic
Emerging Technologies  
Secondary Topics
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML)
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Cognitive & Learning Disabilities
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
 
Session Type
General Track  

Presenters

  • Janette Barrios
    Apple, Inc.
  • Gus Shitama
    Apple, Inc.

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