Adaptive Accessories will launch later this month

October 12, 2022

Remember Adaptive Accessories? The special accessories that Microsoft has created for special people? This lineup from the company is designed primarily for disabled users.

When the technology giant unveiled these earlier this year, it confirmed that these accessories will become available for purchase in select markets, though without revealing which ones exactly. Well, it still has not confirmed which ones, but we have other necessary details regarding these gadgets.

Redmond has revealed that its Adaptive Accessories will hit the store shelves starting October 25.

Adaptive Accessories

The range includes range includes a whole bunch of peripherals that make using and interactive with computing devices easier for folks with disabilities. The big idea behind them is to address common pain points that prevents these people from getting the most out of their PCs.

Accessibility, if you will.

For starters, we have the Microsoft Adaptive Mouse that can be customized to your needs, and then there is the Microsoft Adaptive Hub which lets you connect things like a d-pad, joystick, or dual button.

Business and education customers will also have the possibility to print adaptive grips for the Microsoft Business Pen and Microsoft Classroom Pen 2 from Shapeways, a 3D printing service. These grips come in different shapes, meaning you can decide on the one best suited for you until you find one you like.

Adaptive Accessories

The software titan has also confirmed that the Adaptive Accessories require Windows 10 or Windows 11 to operate. But the good news is that they can be made to work with companion devices running macOS, iOS, Chrome OS, or Android.

This can be done via the Microsoft Accessibility Center.

We still do not have pricing details, and the firm is yet to reveal which countries these will be available in, so our only option now is to wait and check when they hit Microsoft’s online shopping websites.

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