Accessibility Technologies

Infosec Learning
Virtual Lab

Accessibility technologies, also called assistive technologies, are added to systems to make computers more accessible to people with disabilities. In this lab, you will demonstrate knowledge and awareness of accessibility technologies by enabling and testing accessibility technologies in the GNOME desktop environment.

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
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Overview

Accessibility technologies, also called assistive technologies, are added to systems to make computers more accessible to people with disabilities. The following features are added to operating systems to adhere to local, national, and international laws.

Screen magnifiers Screen readers On-screen keyboards Keyboard enhancement utilities Speech recognition programs Alternative input devices (Source: link)

In this lab, you will learn how to use accessibility technologies in the GNOME desktop environment.