Accessibility of Virtual Reality Environments
Virtual reality replaces the real world with a virtual environment created by software.
Virtual environments can offer users the ability to overcome real world physical barriers.
Some virtual experiences rely heavily on audible cues to guide users.
Users with cognitive impairments can become proficient in virtual environments.
Users may have trouble reading text which lacks sufficient contrast against the background.
VR platforms are not designed to work with screen readers such as JAWS or NVDA.
Smell is likely to be an important part of Immersive Virtual Reality.
Rehabilitation activities for stroke can translate to real world outcomes.
For assistance or to report accessibility problems please contact:
Web Accessibility Lead
Phone: +61 3 9035 4867