A Future Where XR is Born Accessible

The Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives In 2020, PEAT published the Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives. The Playbook is a blueprint for anyone seeking to launch a successful initiative to drive the development of emerging technologies that are accessible to and inclusive of people with disabilities. The recommendations in the Playbook are based [...]

2022-03-04T14:58:54+00:00Published: December 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |

XR Access Forges Ahead

Virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies (collectively called XR) have advanced in the last decade, but some developers have overlooked accessibility in their designs. XR Association (XRA) worked with members of XR Access, including people with disabilities, to address this challenge. […]

2022-03-24T15:38:30+00:00Published: December 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

Extended Reality (XR)

Extended reality (XR) is an umbrella term to describe virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies. XR is changing the way we interact with the world around us and will, undoubtedly, shape the future of work. In fact, companies are already using these immersive technologies to train staff, enhance collaboration, and market products and services.

2022-03-24T15:52:54+00:00Published: June 17th, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: The Value of VR for Training and Employee Development

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 28. George Karalis, Senior Product Manager at STRIVR discusses the value of Virtual Reality for Training and Employee Development and STRIVR’s commitment to making VR training accessible. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends are impacting [...]

2021-12-16T17:46:06+00:00Published: May 28th, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: Creating VR Workplace Training Programs for People with Disabilities

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 27. Assistive Technology Specialists Chris Baumgart and Meagan Little of Imagine! Colorado discuss how they have worked with employers to create successful virtual reality (VR) workplace training programs for people with disabilities. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging [...]

2021-12-16T17:46:55+00:00Published: May 15th, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: How XR is Changing Workplace Training and Accessibility

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 21. Joel Ward, Technology Strategist and AR Product Manager for Booz Allen Hamilton, discusses the current and future impact of XR on workplace training and how the XR Access initiative is working to make virtual, mixed, and augmented realities accessible. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which [...]

2021-11-22T18:03:21+00:00Published: March 4th, 2020|Tags: , |