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Improving accessibility in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates is a tremendously exciting, ambitious country and Dubai, as host of the Expo 2020, has the opportunity to show the world the result of their efforts and vision for the future. A few years ago the Dubai Government initiated the MyCommunity programme of projects to promote the participation and inclusion of persons with disabilities in the community. The goal is eliminating all obstacles that may stand in the way of persons with disabilities engaging in their environments.

Airline web accessibility – Part 7: Singapore Airlines

In our last review in our round the world airline website accessibility we look to the Far East with Singapore Airlines. As one of the top airlines in the world for customer service, we have high expectations but does that translate into an accessible experience in the real world?

Airline web accessibility – Part 6: Qantas

Coming towards the end of our round the world airline accessibility review, it’s time to head down under and see how Qantas have performed in delivering the accessibility guidelines. We had a good feeling about Latam Airlines so can Qantas keep up and deliver a great and accessible booking experience?

Airline Web Accessibility – Part 4: Ethiopian Airlines.

Part 4 of our series on airline accessibility sees us look at Ethiopian Airlines for the African representation. So far we have seen sites that would fail and audit and are therefore won’t comply with the new DOT web accessibility legislation. Can Ethiopian Airlines do any better and be a serious contender?

Smart Mall in Dubai Metro

Situated at Union Dubai Metro station is the ‘Smart Mall’ by trolley.ae. Smart Mall is a wall-mounted screen displaying a virtual super market shelf that users can scroll through to select products to purchase.

5 UX hurdles VR still has to clear

With delivery of the first Oculus Rift VR headsets to consumers expected soon, just what kind of experience can early adopters expect once they ‘unbox’? We look at 5 challenges facing VR if it is to fulfil its long-heralded potential to transform the way we interact with digital media.