Apple Highlights iOS Accessibility Features: “Designed for Everyone” [VIDEOS]
Apple shared a series of seven videos to its YouTube channel yesterday evening, highlighting how iOS accessibility and accessibility apps are miles ahead of its competitors. The videos showcase how various people are using Apple Accessibility features in iOS to live their lives to the fullest.
Check out the videos below…
‘In Flames We Rise’ – Designed for Carlos V.:
Carlos is the lead singer, drummer and PR manager for his metal band Distartica. Using VoiceOver, with Screen Curtain on iPhone, he can hail a ride, take a photo, and get the word out about his band’s album release while keeping his screen entirely black.
‘Crescendo’ – Designed for Shane R.:
Shane is a middle school band and choir director who uses Made for iPhone hearing aids in her classroom so she can hear every note.
‘The Quadfather’ – Designed for Todd S. (You may remember Todd from this HomeKit story):
Todd is the CEO of a technology consulting company and a prominent member of the quadriplegic community. With Siri, Switch Control, and the Home app, he can open his front door, adjust the lights in his house, and queue up a party playlist.
‘Northern Flicker’ – Designed for Ian M.:
Ian is an outdoor and birding enthusiast. With Siri on iPhone, he can play a bird call or chat with a friend via FaceTime, and with Switch Control he is able to capture the perfect waterfall photo.
‘Girl Talk’ – Designed for Meera P.:
Meera is a teenager who loves soccer and jokes. She uses TouchChat on iPad to talk with her friends and family, and deliver the occasional one-liner.
‘Like a Volcano’ – Designed for Patrick L.:
Patrick is a DJ and producer with a passion for music and excellent food. With VoiceOver, he has the freedom to express himself in his home studio with Logic Pro X and in the kitchen with TapTapSee.
‘Roll with the Punches’ – Designed for Andrea D.:
Andrea is a nursing student and advocate for the disabled community. She uses Apple Watch to record wheelchair-specific workouts and share her victories with friends.
With Accessibility features in iOS, there’s no limit to what people can do, especially with helpful apps created by developers, which these videos demonstrate pretty clearly.