A web-based app for visually impaired users that allows customizing the existing system and in particular improve accessibility with the booking calendar. The developed software is recognized by JAWS – the official application, that reads the screen for the people with visual disabilities.
Accessibility and flexibility of present-day technologies provide vast opportunities to eliminate or at least significantly reduce the inconveniences that various types of disabilities can cause. Nowadays, modern technologies allow any user to get access to online services from almost everywhere. Special attention is given to the way of interaction between the software and a user to adapt better to the people with special needs.
XB Software’s development team was asked to develop the app for users with vision impairments to make easier access and interaction with the calendar. The app for visually impaired people should meet requirements of the US law stating that all the information that is published on the governmental resources must be available to all the people, who can use a computer. The provided app should smoothly work in the IE and with the Jaws 18 version. Our client needed IT and QA staff augmentation service for the support and maintenance of the existing project.
The design was developed according to the current web application.
With keyboard navigation, visually impaired users can navigate the calendar without mouse pointers just using keyboard shortcuts.
Moreover, our developers customize the existing scheduling app. The following features were added:
XB Software development team created an app for special needs that allows people with visual disabilities to reduce inconvenience and improve the accessibility of the booking calendar apps for scheduling their events.
The system allows users to: