Exploring Accessibility Scenarios for 2020 in Relation with Future ICT Trends on Assistive Technology and Accessibility

Christos Kouroupetroglou, Dimitris Tektonidis, Adamantios Koumpis, Ioannis Ignatiadis

Abstract


In this paper we are going to present a set of 5 future scenarios that were developed within the eAccessibility2020 study. The study aims to explore and analyse the referred relationships between the emerging ICT landscape, in the societal and economic context and the development and provision of assistive technologies (AT) and e-Accessibility, within a perspective of 10 years. The scenarios were developed after an initial trend analysis that the study team conducted based on data gathering. The scenarios were developed based on a methodology which defined a set of guides for scenario development and a set of visions for the future of eAccessibility.

Keywords


Accessibility, Assistive technologies, Scenarios, Trends

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) – eISSN: 1865-7923
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