UW CREATE


November 1, 2019

ASSETS Paper Impact Award

Title page from the original ASSETS papers of Slide Rule including a person holding a phone and interacting with the interface.

Jacob Wobbrock honored for improving touch-screen accessibility Congratulations to Jacob O. Wobbrock, a founding co-director of CREATE, for his work with Shaun Kane, PhD ’11 and Jeffrey Bigham, PhD ’09 improving the accessibility of mobile technology. The team received the 2019 SIGACCESS ASSETS Paper Impact Award for their 2008 paper, ‚ÄúSlide Rule: Making mobile touch screens accessible…


October 3, 2019

Designing for the fullness of human experience

Anat Caspi sits on a couch opposite the host of New Day NW

Anat Caspi and Taskar Center featured on King 5’s New Day Northwest A familiar face joined Margaret Larson on New Day NW this morning. Anat Caspi, Director of the Taskar Center and Director of Translation for the UW Accessibility Center, shared recent innovations from robotics to smart, sensing environments. Technology design has taken this stance…