Assistive technology

Some TELUS customers interact with the brand through Assistive Technology used by people with disabilities to accomplish tasks online. Assistive technology leverages what exists in our operating systems, devices, and browsers to hook into our websites and applications, to add an extra level of access to those who need it.


Types of assistive technology

Types of assistive technology

Some of the Assistive technology used to interact with digital content includes:

  • Screen readers
  • Screen magnification software
  • Text readers
  • Speech input software
  • Alternative input devices
  • Head pointers
  • Motion tracking or eye tracking
  • Single switch entry devices

Learn more about other assistive technology from Berkeley Web Access.

Some of the Assistive technology used to interact with digital content includes:

  • Screen readers
  • Screen magnification software
  • Text readers
  • Speech input software
  • Alternative input devices
  • Head pointers
  • Motion tracking or eye tracking
  • Single switch entry devices

Learn more about other assistive technology from Berkeley Web Access.


Assistive technology and our technology stacks

Assistive technology and our technology stacks

Our computers have access to an Accessibility API which communicates with browsers through the accessibility tree. The same applies for mobile browsers and apps.

Our computers have access to an Accessibility API which communicates with browsers through the accessibility tree. The same applies for mobile browsers and apps.


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