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Xbox Adaptative Controller official, designed for gamers with limited mobility

4 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Following an image leak a couple of days ago showing an Xbox controller with a new and unusual design, Microsoft has formally announced at E3 that it is the Xbox Adaptive Controller and has been designed for gamers with limited mobility.
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Microsoft has worked with various charities and community groups, as well as disabled gamers, when designing to the controller to come up with the perfect design to help open up gaming to even more people. The Adaptive Controller is plug-and-play and features two large...
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Xbox Adaptive Controller a 'first' for disabled gamers

4 days ago   |   By BBC

Newsbeat's been given exclusive access to Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller, a 'first' for disabled gamers.
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Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller to bring accessible gaming to all

Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller to bring accessible gaming to all

4 days ago   |   By Windows Central

Now everyone can game with inclusive design and an affordable controller.
Microsoft is on a mission these days, and that is to get as many people to participate in the technological revolution we are living in - that includes people with disabilities and who have limited mobility to play games on Xbox.
The new $99 Xbox Adaptive Controller has been "years in the making" and involved Microsoft working closely with The AbleGamers Charity, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Craig Hospital, SpecialEffect, and Warfighter Engaged.
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Microsoft unveils its clever new Xbox Adaptive Controller for gamers with disabilities

Microsoft unveils its clever new Xbox Adaptive Controller for gamers with disabilities

4 days ago   |   By The Next Web

Microsoft is trying to make gaming more accessible with its upcoming Xbox Adaptive Controller, which lets you plug in an array of peripherals that players with limited mobility can use more easily than a standard gamepad. The device - which was leaked earlier this week - comes with large programmable buttons housed in a rectangular body that's designed to be placed flat on a table, sit comfortably in a player's lap, or be mounted on a wheelchair or desk. On the back, you'll find 19 3.5mm jacks that map to all the inputs you'll find on a standard controller, like...
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Microsoft formally announce the Xbox Adaptive Controller

4 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Leaked earlier in the week, today Microsoft formally announced the Xbox Adaptive Controller, a controller designed to empower gamers with specific mobility and control needs to play as well as anyone else. Previous controllers designed for those with accessibility needs are expensive, tend to be personalized and are therefore not available at scale. The Xbox...
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Inside Microsoft's lab with the Xbox Adaptive Controller - CNET

4 days ago   |   By CNET

Behind the scenes with Microsoft's mission to bring gaming to everyone
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Microsoft wants to help put disabled people on equal footing - CNET

4 days ago   |   By CNET

Technology can solve a lot of problems, says Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft's head of accessibility.
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This Xbox controller has clever ways to help disable people play - CNET

4 days ago   |   By CNET

Microsoft's new $99 Xbox Adaptive Controller works with external buttons, joysticks, puff tubes and other devices designed to help people control a computer no matter what their disability is.
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Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller for players with disabilities

Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller for players with disabilities

4 days ago   |   By The Verge

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Adaptive Controller, an Xbox controller designed for people with disabilities. The device was leaked earlier this week. It has two large programmable buttons and 19 jacks that can be connected to a range of joysticks, buttons, and switches to make it easier for a wider range of people to play games.
“I can customize how I interface with the Xbox Adaptive Controller to whatever I want,” says Solomon Romney, a Microsoft Store employee who was born without fingers on his left hand. “If I want to play a game entirely with my feet, I can. I can make the controls...
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How an Xbox controller helped this disabled Iraq War veteran play again video - CNET

4 days ago   |   By CNET

After Mike Luckett found out he wouldn't have full use of his hands after an accident, he thought his gaming days were over. But a new Microsoft controller is helping.
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Microsoft helps disabled gamers with their own $99 controller video - CNET

4 days ago   |   By CNET

Xbox head Phil Spencer talks about the company's accessibility efforts.
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Xbox Adaptive Controller first look: A new, necessary gamepad

Xbox Adaptive Controller first look: A new, necessary gamepad

4 days ago   |   By Engadget

Microsoft stumbled into the accessibility market about three years ago, with the launch of the Xbox One Elite controller. The Elite wasn't designed to help people with disabilities play video games - in fact, it was built for hardcore players who wa...
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This Xbox controller has clever ways to help disable people play - CNET

4 days ago   |   By CNET

Microsoft's new $99 Xbox Accessibility Controller works with external buttons, joysticks, puff tubes and other devices designed to help people control a computer no matter what their disability is.
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