Xbox will attend Tifloinnova 2022, the largest international trade fair for accessible technology for the blind

Xbox will attend Tifloinnova 2022, the largest international trade fair for accessible technology for the blind

Xbox has been working for years to become quite the Benchmark in accessibility in the video game industry thanks to accessories such as the Xbox Adaptive Controller, designed as a modular control that adapts to the particular needs of each type of player, regardless of their limitations, and other access options in games like Gears 5 or Forza Horizon 5. For this reason Xbox will attend Tifloinnova 2022 this yearan international trade fair for accessible technology for blind people, organized this weekend by the ONCE Center for Tiflotechnology and Innovation (CTI) in Madrid.

From April 22nd to 24ththe visitors of this sixth edition of the fair will be able to enjoy the ANDplace fun, “an area dedicated to accessible technological leisure that will show how the most important brands in the world of video games, such as Xbox, are working to include people with disabilities in their products and services,” explains ONCE in a press release. In the Xbox section you can enjoy them visual accessibility options implemented in games like Gears 5, Forza Horizon 5 or Minecraft.

Tifloinnova 2022 will take place in Sports and cultural complex ONCE (Paseo de La Habana 208, Madrid) and entry is completely free. It can also be tracked in the same way via the ONCE YouTube channel Thanks to “an unprecedented streaming grid that seeks to bring the optimism and illusion of Tifloinnova 2022 to anyone who wants to know where technological advances are heading for blind or visually impaired people around the world.”

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Apart from the visual accessibility options already mentioned, Forza Horizon 5 pioneered sign language integration so that deaf players can enjoy this driving adventure without missing a single detail of its story. It is an option that has been updated with new variants of sign language to reach the widest possible range of people.