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W3C Shares Details From Its Inclusive Design Workshop

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) issued a report from its Inclusive Design for Immersive Web Standards workshop, which was held Nov. 5–6, 2019, in Seattle. According to W3C, “This report contains a brief summary and collects highlights from the individual sessions, with links to the presentation slides. Workshop participants learned from existing approaches that have been taken in making XR [extended reality] experiences (on and off the Web) accessible before looking at what lessons could be derived from [the] existing research and experiments in the context of the Immersive Web architecture.” The lessons make clear the following four aspects of accessible XR experiences: visual interactions, motricity considerations, audio aspects, and assistive technologies adaptation.

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