Accessibility in Digital Payments
State of accessibility support in digital payments and best design practices for mobile / web / face to face digital payments, both from technology standpoint as well as real world challenges in designing successful accessible
State of accessibility in payments & building accessible payment experiences.
** Accessibility of currency / ATM in India.
** Accessibility of cards and right to privacy / security.
** Accessibility issues in web. Payment processors not being WCAG compliant. Timeout issues.
** Accessibility in mobile digital payment apps. (eWallets, UPI etc). Overview of what works, whats broken.
How to improve accessility
** Accessibility Automation Tools
** Accessibility Evaluation
Srinivasu Chakravarthula – studied in the area of Computer Science and digital accessibility and is certified in ‘assistive technologies’. Has been in the accessibility industry for 10+ years and passionate about raising awareness about accessibility, turning reactive customers to proactive customers.
Specialties: Accessibility, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW), Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA), Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) Setting up Assistive Technology Labs, Evaluation of Assistive Technologies for educational institutes, NGOs and corporates.
He is also on the National Advisory Board of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) India, member of NASSCOM Disability Working Committee to create awareness about accessibility. He also offers expertise to the National Association for the Blind Karnataka Branch through its Governing Council.