Microsoft Commitment to Accessibility
[image: photo of Bill Gates]
"Our vision is to create innovative technology that is accessible to everyone and
that adapts to each person's needs. Accessible technology eliminates barriers for
people with disabilities and it enables individuals to take full advantage of their
—Bill Gates, Chairman, Microsoft Corporation
In this section:
Accessibility Mission & Strategy
Learn how Microsoft is striving to build products that are accessible to everyone
and helping people realize their full potential.
History of Microsoft Commitment to
For more than two decades, Microsoft has focused on developing products and services that enable people of all ages and abilities to realize their full potential.
Research About Accessibility
Microsoft conducts and commissions research with a goal to enhance the user experience
on computing devices. Read about the current research projects that will make the
computer more accessible, and easier to see, hear, and interact with.
Microsoft and Section 508
Microsoft believes our commitment to accessible products and solutions will allow
us to support government in making accessible technology choices. And, we believe,
Section 508 reinforces the best practices that our organization already performs.