Color Perception

By the Numbers: NIH on Color Vision Deficiencies

Best Practice: Provide ways for content creators to check color contrast during development.

Example: WCAG Contrast Checker free tool for Unity

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By the Numbers: CDC on Common Eye Disorders

Best Practice: Provide spatial audio cues for situating and locating within 3D scenes.

Example: OmniTone is open source implementation of ambisonic decoding and binaural rendering written in Web Audio API.



By the Numbers: NIH Quick Statistics About Hearing

Best Practice: Demonstrate workflow for converting to 3D compatible caption file formats and making 3D caption placements.

Example: Adding Closed Captions to 360 Video with Adobe Captivate

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By the Numbers: NIH on Quick Statistics About Communication Disorders

Best Practice: Allow for Augmentative and Alternative Communication device input to XR systems.

Example: LetMeTalk is a free app that can run on a user's smart phones or tablet while providing vocalized speech audio input to a primary computer.

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By the Numbers: CDC on Difficulties in Physical Functioning

Best Practice: Enable existing VR experiences to be adapted to a user's motion capabilities.

Example: WalkinVR's WalkinDriver free SteamVR add-on driver enables assistive interface software works with Oculus, HTC Vive, Valve Index, etc.

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By the Numbers: ASHA's ID Incidence and Prevalence

Best Practice: Create guidelines and standards for accomodating users with various cognitive limitations.

Examples: Portland State University's AASPIRE Web Accessibility Guidelines for Autistic Web Users;