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2017

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
Application for MFP [Accessibility App]
Business Owner
Ricoh Europe PLC
Category
Software/Services/Systems for commercial use and interface of commercial-use equipment
Company
Ricoh Company, Ltd. (Japan)
Award Number
17G151266
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

Accessibility App is an application package that can be installed in MFP as an additional function for users with visual impairments. It allows users with visual impairments to use MFP basic applications (copy, FAX, scanner and printer) at the same level of usability as users with normal sight. Users can operate MFP operation panel in the same way of other smart devices with thoughtful usability designs such as "Simple and consistent layout", "Large button with enhanced contrast helping to avoid pressing the wrong button", "Supporting screen reader function" and so on.

Producer

Takahiro Hirakawa, Solution Development Centre-Europe, Ricoh Europe PLC + Tomoya Tanizaki, Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Director

Takashi Munakata, European Design Department, Ricoh Europe PLC

Designer

Bob Spikman, European Design Department, Ricoh Europe PLC, + Fukumaru Sachiko, Corporate Design Center, Intellectual Property Division, Ricoh Company, Ltd.

More information

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-oKejnd6qw

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