Communicating complex information through audio for Blind Flight Simulator players

October 11, 2021

Andy Borka

Andy Borka

Software Developer

Jason Fayre

National lead: Accessibility & AT

13:15  -  13:30

We are the developers of Talking Flight Monitor, an accessibility add-on for mainstream flight simulators that makes this complex hobby accessible to totally blind players. In developing this one of a kind solution, we needed to figure out how to convert very visual and complex aircraft systems into Audio. We will discuss the decisions we made, and our philosophy for building this software