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Why do some new POS machines shuffle their number placement in the numpad?

These new capacitive touchpad card swipe machines have input numbers all shuffled up. People with vision-related disabilities use the tactile dot on the number key '5' to get a sense of number ...
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Tabindex for reveal password button

I have a create password form that looks like the following: As you can see from the image, the reveal password button (eye icon) is the next sequential thing for the browser to focus. As such, ...
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Where are the Braille books? [closed]

I wonder why it's so difficult to find Braille books. Free software is available to convert text to Braille, why aren't publishers taking advantage of this to automatically convert their books? Do ...
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Why are tactile ground surface indicators potential slip hazards?

For those who are not familiar with the technical sounding term for something that you see in normal everyday life in the city, tactile pavings, also known as tactile ground surface indicators (TGSI) ...
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How to deal with an image-map regarding accessibility?

Currently, I'm trying to fix some accessibility issues on a single page website. This website consists of various elements (e.g., collapsed menus) in addition to a part where an image-map is used to ...
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Accessibility Tools on StackExchange sites

I am taking an HCI class this semester at school and one thing that is glaringly obvious is how the design of current online platforms is wanting in certain areas such as accessibility. Why do a ...
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How do people with vision impairment access buildings requiring a swipe card?

With many of the commercial and corporate buildings now having more strict control around entries and exits, I was wondering in terms of accessibility how people with vision impairment are provided ...
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