In this presentation Robin will further explore the potential of smartphones and the mobile space to empower users with disabilities and, at the same time, provide the broadest possible audience for your next mobile masterpiece. Complete appiness is just a tap away!
Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet. Accessibility/usability, public speaker, podcaster and all-round fan of tech. Blind and married Father of two. bio from Twitter
After a degree in Engineering at Cambridge and working as an IT instructor for the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB), Robin was a founding member of AbilityNet in 1998. Robin now manages AbilityNet’s Web Consultancy services – heading a team that is globally acclaimed as experts in accessibility auditing, disabled user testing and designing attractive websites that are both accessible and easy to use by all. Despite being blind, Robin uses a computer very effectively by relying on speech output to access the full range of mainstream software including email and the internet. He has a first-hand appreciation of the importance of good web design practice to accessibility.
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