Age-friendly and accessible adaptations to 12306 China Railway Website launched
Age-friendly and accessibility-related features put into operation officially, screenshot on website
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- On September 1, China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. released the news that the age-friendly and accessibility-related features carried out on 12306 China Railway Website were officially online and running. The 12306 App is being tested and prepared for the age-friendly and accessibility-related functions for the elderly and people with disabilities to purchase train tickets online, and will be put into use and running in early September.
Statistics show that there are currently 25 million users over the age of 65 registered on the 12306 China Railway Website. The implementation of age-friendly and accessibility-related features will effectively solve the practical problems encountered by the elderly and people with disabilities in online ticketing, help them better adapt and integrate into a smart society, and further enhance their ticketing experience.
The 12306 China Railway Website now supports screen reading software to obtain complete information on web page; it provides accessibility aids, supporting functions such as zooming in and out, adjusting colors and voice recognition; and it optimizes the login verification code, providing such two forms as slider verification and SMS verification.
The 12306 App will support the mobile phone screen reading function to obtain complete information; it will optimize the login verification code, providing such two forms as slider verification and SMS verification; and it will launch two interface modes, the standard version and the friendly version. The friendly version is simpler to interact with and more convenient to operate, and also features large fonts, large icons and high contrast, while the standard version also adds the font and contrast setting functions. Users can adjust the font size and contrast by themselves, and they can conveniently switch between the standard version and the friendly version. (Translated by Wang Huixin, Fathom Language Limited)