Windows Phone 8 to bring an array of new accessibility features

Windows Phone 8 to bring an array of new accessibility features
Back in the days of Windows Mobile, disabled users preferred it over other platforms for the ability to use hardware keyboards for the vision-impaired.  Application developers preferred the open operating system, which allowed them to create screen readers and other tools to assist those with disabilities to better interact with the device.

However, One Voice, an organization specializing in accessibility in the IT industry, has now brought up the issue that Microsoft's new platform, Windows Phone 7, misses many of those features. In a recent publication, One Voice said:

With that said, One Voice did go on to state that progress is being made with Windows Phone 8, and that when released later this year, Windows Phone 8 will have a great improvement in accessibility features.

source: WMPoweruser


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