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May 10, 2022

An update on our commitment to making the web more accessible for everyone

By

  • Liat Ben-Zur, Corporate Vice President

Today, Microsoft is kicking off the 12th Annual Ability Summit, a free community event that brings together people with disabilities, allies and industry professionals to imagine and build the future of inclusion and accessibility. It showcases our commitment to accessibility across the company and our fundamental belief that technology should be inclusive, ensuring everyone can access its benefits regardless of ability level, learning style or level of familiarity with technology.

We’ve seen the PC become even more integral to productivity, connection and play over the last two years as we transitioned to hybrid ways of working and learning. The internet is a core part of the PC experience and Microsoft Edge is committed to building a more accessible and inclusive web, so everyone can experience it in ways that work for them. We’ve made a lot of progress on this journey with tools you can tailor to your needs like read aloud, Immersive Reader, Editor in Microsoft Edge, and most recently, automatic image descriptions.

We know that when we design a solution for one, the benefit extends to many. That’s why community [...]

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