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Microsoft Adaptive Mouse hands-on: Inclusively designed, infinitely customizable

12 days ago   |   By Engadget

The Xbox Adaptive Controller was Microsoft's first real attempt at making accessible hardware. And while it was very well-received , it didn't really impact non-gamers. Today, the company is launching a new product with a much wider audience: a mouse. The Microsoft Adaptive Mouse kit actually consists of a mouse, attachable tail, hub and button. They're modular and highly customizable, offering a wide variety of ways for people with different needs to interact with their laptops, tablets or phones. At the heart of the new Adaptive Mouse kit is, well, the mouse. Because you can insert this...
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Here's how Microsoft is making Edge more accessible

Here's how Microsoft is making Edge more accessible

12 days ago   |   By Windows Central

Microsoft continues to add new features to Edge to make the web more accessible.
What you need to know
Microsoft's 12th Annual Ability Summit started today, May 10, 2022.
The event centers around improving access to technology.
As part of the event, Microsoft outlined several new accessibility features for its Edge browser.
Microsoft began its Ability Summit today, May 10, 2022. At the event, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and several other speakers will discuss technology accessibility. As part of the summit, the tech giant outlined how it ensures that its Edge browser is accessible to a...
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Microsoft opens new 'Inclusive Tech Lab' for building accessible products

Microsoft opens new 'Inclusive Tech Lab' for building accessible products

12 days ago   |   By Windows Central

Microsoft wants to ensure all its future products are designed with accessibility in mind.
What you need to know
Microsoft announces new lab that will help it create more inclusive products.
The lab is called the Inclusive Tech Lab.
The lab will help Microsoft build products for people with disabilities in mind.
Microsoft has announced at Ability Summit 2022 that it has formed a new "Inclusive Tech Lab" that's designed to help the company build more accessible and inclusive products and experiences. The company says the lab was created as an embassy for people with disabilities, and will...
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Microsoft shares resources on making Xbox games more accessible

Microsoft shares resources on making Xbox games more accessible

12 days ago   |   By Windows Central

Microsoft is working on more inclusive game design across the board.
What you need to know
Microsoft Ability Summit 2022 has begun.
Sarah Bond, corporate vice president of gaming at Microsoft, talked about pushing for developers to build more accessible games.
Bond highlighted numerous resources Microsoft is providing developers to make games more accessible.
Microsoft Ability Summit is here, as the company begins an event focused on better representing and aiding people with disabilities in the workforce. That includes gaming, as Sarah Bond, corporate vice president of Xbox at Microsoft...
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