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People with vision problems turn to mobile devices

Just found this very informative article on how people with vision problems are using mobile devices more and more:
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/29/disruptions-guided-by-touch-screens-blind-turn-to-smartphones-for-sight/

The takeaways are:
• mobile phones have an accessibility mode (i.e. gesture-based, vibration, voice commands, screen readers)
• the phone does what 6 devices use to do (e.g. "$150 money reader is now a $1.99 app;" vision magnifiers, or apps that detect light to help people navigate to exits or windows)
• for development, label all buttons their function/feature

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