Accessibility testing is one of the usability testing types, where users are the people with special needs. The ultimate goal of this testing is simplicity and usability of site using.
Examples of such software:
- Speech Recognition Software - transforming told word to a text with help of which the logging in to PC is completing;
- Screen Reader Software - used for reading displayed text on the screen;
- Screen Magnification Software - used for increasing text scale and making the text easier to read for people with weak vision.
Why test accessibility?
This testing is performed for the software to be accessible for a wide range of users with impaired speech, vision, hearing, as well as mental and musculoskeletal systems and others.