Microsoft Invests $200,000 into Program for Student with Disabilities
Microsoft invested $200,000 to the Accessibility Lighthouse Program to make classrooms digitally accessible and give students the opportunity to learn how to create digitally accessible software.
From The Daily illini, June 13, 2018
Seeing AI App Can Now Identify Indian Currency
Seeing AI will now be able to detect Indian currency and narrate the denomination to the user. The app identifies all the notes in circulation including the new currency bills issued recently.
From Microsoft, June 09, 2018
At Apple’s WWDC 2018, Accessibility Pervades All
At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 the announcements made were more about how the new features, as Apple designed them, are inherently accessible, and for accessibility sake itself.
From Tech Crunch, June 08, 2018
Why Law Firms Should Make Web Accessibility a Priority in 2018
The article outlines the key issues and demonstrates why law firms should be making web accessibility a priority.
From The National Law Review, June 04, 2018
Making WSJ.com More Accessible
With the launch of the new Wall Street Journal site (wsj.com) home page for mobile devices comes a more accessible experience for users.
From Matthew Strom, June 03, 2018
Apple, Microsoft and Google Join Forces to Create a Universal Standard for Braille Displays
Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others launched the USB Human Interface Device standard for persons with visual disabilities to use braille displays without the need for unique drivers.
From Alphr, June 01, 2018
How Apple Can Make iOS and the Mac More Accessible
In the context of Accessibility, by sharing features and technologies, Apple brings consistency between iOS and macOS. There are some iOS-first features macOS sorely needs, and vice versa.
From Mac Stories, May 30, 2018
Android Accessibility Settings for Each Disability
Android accessibility features are a great offering which eases the way we use our smartphones. Found on every phone these features are divided in the article according to the type of disability.
From Sanvada, May 24, 2018
Making Progress on Course Content Accessibility
New tools are helping colleges and universities tackle the accessibility of instructor-created content, student coursework, note-taking and more.
From Campus Technology, May 23, 2018
Sana Hafeez, WHO Champion for Assistive Technology, Told Her Story at the World Health Assembly
The biggest challenge is awareness about the need for assistive products. Awareness & affordability are heavily related,says Dr Sana Hafeez, Min of Health, Pakistan at the 71st World Health Assembly.
From World Health Organization, May 22, 2018