Considering accessibility leads to innovative technology and benefits for everyone. Robin Sheppard explains why businesses need to be more forward-thinking and appoint an access champion
The first typewriter was built to help a blind Italian countess write legibly. Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone, had both a wife and mother who were deaf. The remote control was created to make life easier for people with limited mobility. Today's office scanners evolved from technologies created to make talking books for the blind.
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