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#61: How to Make Extended Reality an Accessible Reality

October 26th, 2021 · 29 minutes

Excitement about the ways virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality could change our sensory experience of the world is palpable in some communities. But for people with accessibility needs, the very centrality of sensory experience can seem like a barrier. Designers and developers are working to change the perception and the reality of how disabled people interact with XR – extended reality. My guest, Reginé Gilbert, is teaching her student how to think inclusively when they build or envision XR experiences.

Guest Starring: Reginé Gilbert

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