GDC Europe 2016 Schedule

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  • Changing Tides: 2015's Accessibility Advancements

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    Location:  Congress Saal 3, 4th Level
    Format: Lecture
    Track: Design, Production
    Pass Type: Student Pass, All Access Pass - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: Video
    Audience Level: All

    2015 was a momentous year for accessibility and advancements for people with disabilities. Not only with the continued advancement in awareness and implementation among studios, but also the advancements made by platform, service and operating system providers, which marked a series of firsts for the industry.

    This session will share highlights of these, including the new functionality introduced to the major consoles and to iOS9 towards the end of 2015, what they mean for day to day development, and discuss what the next logical steps are for the industry.

    Takeaway

    Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of the direction that accessibility in the games industry is taking, the role that legislation has played in it, inspiration for considerations to make themselves, and ideas of how to help raise the bar across the industry.

    Intended Audience

    Anyone with an interest in accessibility for gamers with disabilities. No prerequisite knowledge is necessary.