How Augmented Humanity Technologies Help Societies Overcome Accessibility Barriers

How Augmented Humanity Technologies Help Societies Overcome Accessibility Barriers

  • March 2021 •
  • 14 pages •
  • Report ID: 6038063 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC Perspective provides insights into how augmented humanity technologies such as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), robotics, IoT, and AI are helping companies tackle issues around accessibility. These technologies enable individuals to overcome physical and cognitive challenges that constrain their ability to carry out tasks seamlessly. With more European companies looking to become more inclusive and to implement accessible technology to tackle these issues, this study provides an overview of use cases and success stories from companies successfully implementing a tech-oriented accessibility strategy. It also provides advice for technology buyers. "Promoting accessibility and bringing in a user-centric technology design should become the core principles of organizations looking at enriching human value as their proposition," said Giulia Besana, research analyst, IDC Health Insights.