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Kelly Shuster: Android is for Everyone

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July 29, 2016

Kelly Shuster: Android is for Everyone

There are currently over 1.4 billion active Android devices worldwide, and as Android expands globally, that number is guaranteed to increase. As developers, we need to start thinking now about how to create applications that serve a diverse range of users. Specifically, we should think about the 1 billion people in the world with disabilities. We’ll talk about who these users are, common challenges they face with existing apps, and what it really means to create an inclusive user experience. Let’s create applications that everyone can use!

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  1. android is for everyone @KellyShuster

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  6. are you designing for your users?

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  9. fab.setAccessibilityTraversalBefore( R.id.list_pokemon);

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  11. who are your users?

  12. 1.4 BILLION

  13. 1 BILLION

  14. 20%

  15. -Victor Tsaran Technology helped me overcome society’s understanding, society’s assumptions

    about my abilities.
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  19. Let's change the narrative "heroic disabled person overcomes obstacles" to

    "society is inclusive, all can succeed" -Haben Girma
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  21. 150 million

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  26. 85%

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  32. Accessibility Scanner

  33. randoma11y.com

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  35. The accessibility features I speak of would help huge numbers

    of people so why are these things not taken into account by developers right at the beginning? -Molly Watt
  36. Lack of awareness & education

  37. 1.4 BILLION

  38. @KellyShuster thank you!

  39. Credits Denver Art Museum http://davispartnership.com/projects/denver-art-museum-frederic-c-hamilton-building/ Haben Girma w/ President Obama

    http://appleinsider.com/articles/16/06/14/apple-invites-deaf-blind-advocate-haben-girma-to-address-developers-on- accessibility-at-wwdc16 Victor Tsaran Photo https://www.linkedin.com/in/victortsaran Victor Tsaran Tedx Talk http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/TEDxSiliconValley-Victor-Tsaran Grandpa https://www.pexels.com/photo/old-man-6110/ US Map http://www.clipartkid.com/free-printable-maps-blank-map-of-the-united-states-Ud6ZHb-clipart/ Jillian Mercado http://www.allmyfriendsaremodels.com/jillian-mercado-making-waves/ Silent World of Facebook http://digiday.com/platforms/silent-world-facebook-video/ Amelia & Coach http://herohighlight.com/amelia-dickerson/
  40. Credits, con’td. FAB design https://material.google.com/components/buttons-floating-action-button.html Blurred text http://martinivanov.net/2010/12/23/creating-a-gaussian-blur-effect-with-css3/ Nougat https://twitter.com/Android/status/748547400210472961/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

    Facebook Logo https://www.facebookbrand.com/ Screen Zoom http://www.androidcentral.com/android-n-developer-preview-brings-accessibility-improvements