Atomic Talk Title: Assistive Technology Solutions for people with challenges
Assistive technology is an umbrella term covering the systems and services related to the delivery of assistive products and services.These products maintain or improve an individual’s functioning and independence, thereby promoting their well-being.Globally, more than 1 billion people need 1 or more assistive products.With an ageing global population and a rise in noncommunicable diseases, more than 2 billion people will need at least 1 assistive product by 2030, with many older people needing 2 or more.Today, only 1 in 10 people in need have access to assistive products.
- Assistive Technology and its need
- Different Types pf Assisitve Technology Devices
- Accessibility API
- Benefits and Challenges
Mahathee is a seasoned software tester working with Persistent Systems Hyderabad as a Senior Engineering Lead Quality.She is the winner of Microsoft’s GAAD Contest 2021 and Deque’s Accessibility day 21 .In this session she is going to cover overview of accessibility in software design.She believes in building products or developing solutions keeping in view people from all sections of the society and therefore is a strong accessibility advocate.In years to come she believes accessibility is going to be the new cool.