We are seeking people with low vision or blindness to give feedback on an Xbox feature that may improve your gaming experience.
The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) is looking for people with low vision or blindness to take part in a research study being conducted by Microsoft. The goal of this research study is to learn about the usability and accessibility experience of an Xbox feature built into the Xbox One console and found on the Xbox app that may improve the gaming experience of people with visual impairment (low vision or blindness).
To be eligible you must:
1. Have a visual impairment (blindness or very low vision)
2. Rely on a screen reader to access information
3. Have an Xbox One, Xbox One S or Xbox One X
4. Have an Xbox Live account (free or paid)
5. Have a smartphone
6. Be 18 years of age or older
7. Prefer using English for reading and writing
8. Be a member of the Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) by completing our member form at:
Participants in this study will be asked to answer questions about their user experience. The survey will include a few questions about the participant and their gaming behavior/habits, and the experience of using this Xbox feature. Participation in this study may take about 45 minutes to complete. Following completion of carrying out the tasks and answering the questions, participants will receive a $40 stipend for their time and effort.
The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) is a national community of people with all types of disabilities interested in helping make technology more accessible and usable. The AURC is organized and maintained by assistive technology researchers at Shepherd Center.
To learn more about and join the AURC, please visit: www.accessibilityuserresearchcollective.org
ABOUT SHEPHERD CENTER
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions.
Interested? Questions? Please contact Nicole Thompson at AURC@shepherd.org.