Jerome is an assistant professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, in Paris. His teaching activity covers topics like physical computing, prototyping, interaction design and accessibility for disabled gamers. He is the co-founder and chairman of the TC14.9 working group on Game Accessibility at the International Federation for Information Processing, whose aim is to promote academic and industrial research on game accessibility for disabled gamers. He is the president of Capgame, a non-profit association he co-founded in 2013, which is leading different actions, from communication towards the general public and broadcasting available technical solutions for disabled gamers, to consulting for game studios and training for professionals.
Video Games and Accessibility in 2018
The topic of accessibility in the video games industry became one of the most important question raised in the past months. People seem to discover that disabled gamers exist and need solutions to be able to play. Major actors of the video game industry are making efforts in favor of accessibility. But what does that mean? What is really the current situation?