Apple frequently celebrates its robust accessibility features, but to commemorate World Accessibility Awareness Day, the company put apps and developers in the spotlight.
Apple’s efforts to commemorate World Accessibility Awareness Day begin with a banner promoting Apple’s “Works Like You” products on the main website, and run through various editorials on the App Store Today page. hui. Apple likes to regularly publicize its own operating system features, but on Thursday, the company went further and also discusses what developers are doing for accessibility.
In the App Store, Apple has its own page with editorial content that highlights the apps and developers called “Today.” World Accessibility Awareness Day includes a few cool apps highlighting specific features and their accessibility features.
Applications displayed in the App Store today
This follows Apple’s publication of a Today at Apple at Home video on how to use the Clips app, but done entirely in American Sign Language.
In addition, Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a tweet that “accessibility is our collective responsibility” in recognition of World Accessibility Awareness Day.
This year #GAAD comes at a time when it’s never been more important to make sure everyone has the tools they need to stay connected. Accessibility is our collective responsibility. Apple is committed to creating products and services that empower, empower, and inspire everyone.
– Tim Cook (@tim_cook) May 21, 2020
Apple released macOS Catalina and iOS 13 in 2019 with huge changes in accessibility features. Features such as voice control allow you to fully control your devices with only your voice, and voice over content will be delivered to your screen.