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[Seattle Area, $40 compensation] Work with UW researcher to improve Android app accessibility

*** Note: Information about this study is provided by inclusive android as a community service. Inclusive android has no responsibility for the conduct of this research. For questions please contact the study owners or the Institutional Review Bord at The University of Washington. ***

We are researchers at the University of Washington seeking Android users with visual or motor impairment. Your feedback will help us understand how to improve the accessibility of mobile applications.

Results Of The 2017 Talkback and Audio Poll

We were looking to find out some general information around TalkBack Users, their preferences and  how they feel about audio on Android.  We got an excellent turn out and results can be seen below:

 

Do You Use Talkback Mainly With headphones or with the built-in device speaker?

·Mainly With Headphones or earbuds - 21%

·Mainly with the speaker built into the device - 79%

 

Results Of The July 2016 Poll - Favourite Accessible Audio Streaming App

Audio plays a big roll in many people's life.  From streaming music to streaming radio apps.  We polled the community to find out what they find themselves using most of the time when they are streaming audio And Why?  We asked, which do they find the most accessible or usable?  Is there a particular Interface between a radio station stream or a music service stream to your phone that they love?  Which have that special feature they just can't live without?  Is there a specific task one is particularly exceptional at accomplishing or is there a specific situation where 1 is better than the

Poll Results: Favourite Text To Speech Engine

In today's mobile world, text to speech engines play a big role in both the mainstream world and in the disability specific world. Wether you are using it as the voice for your assistant, document reader, gps navigation system or screen reader, everyone has their preferred voice and text-to-speech engine. We ran a poll in between March and April of 2016 to find out what text to speech engine and voice Everyone Is Using And Why? Which do they find the most accessible or usable?

Results Of 2016 Poll - Favourite Accessible Android Email Client

The one thing just about everyone does on their mobile phone is read email. We reached out to the community of android users to find out what email client Everyone Is Using And Why? We asked people, which do you find the most accessible or usable? Which have that special feature you just can't live without? Is there a specific task one is particularly exceptional at accomplishing or is there a specific situation where 1 is better than the other.

 

The votes are in and the winner won with a landslide of votes:

Help inclusive android with a new article by rating your favourite apps

Hello inclusive android family,

over the next two or three weeks, we're conducting a rating drive. If you have never taken the opportunity to rate your favourite or perhapse not so favourite apps, we hope you'll do this now.

Inclusive android wants to conduct a study of cross platform app accessibility based on user ratings from applevis and inclusive android and publish the results in an article. In order to make that happen, we need all the ratings we can get, especialy from the inclusive android community.

CrowdViz Now Looking for Android Beta-Testers!

CrowdViz is an app that connects people who are visually impaired with our trusted sighted assistants. With just a click of a single button, through a video connection, our assistants can offer various types of help; whether it’s reading the expiration date on a carton of milk, to selecting an item from the vending machine or even strolling through NYC and needing to find a restaurant, we are here to help.

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