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Oman Publishes Guidelines for Government Organizations on Accessible Social Media

December 24, 2019

Oman's guidelines on accessible social media are part of the Government Communication Plan for the years 2019 and 2020. Read More

China: Barrier-free Version of Smart Cinema Launched for Persons with Hearing Impairment

December 21, 2019

Persons with hearing impairment in China can enjoy movies through mobile internet movie screening platform on their smart phones using the barrier-free version of Smart Cinema app. Read More


RAZ Mobility Introduces Personalized Audio

December 17, 2019

Raz Mobility has launched TuneFork, a personalized audio app for persons with hearing impairment that will help adjust the user's mobile audio level to the their unique hearing profile. Read More

Source: Raz Mobility

Rules by FCC Require Accessible Communications in Video Games

December 11, 2019

​Federal Communications Commission rules now require all Advanced Communications Services available in video games in the market after January 1, 2019 to comply with FCC accessibility rules.​ Read More

Source: The National Law Review

South Africa: New 3D Printing Campaign for Children with Visual Impairment

December 09, 2019

The South African National Council for the Blind has launched a new campaign titled 3D Printing for the Blind that aims to show the benefits of 3D printing for children with disabilities. Read More

Source: 3D Print

Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education (AIM HIGH) Act Reintroduced in US Congress to Improve Higher Education Tech Access for Students with Disabilities

December 09, 2019

​US legislators have reintroduced the Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act that aims to develop guidelines for accessibility of electronic higher education materials. Read More

Source: Edu Voice

Microsoft's Seeing AI App Launched in Jamaica

December 04, 2019

Microsoft's Seeing AI was launched in Jamaica on the occasion of International Day for People with Disabilities. The app uses artificial intelligence to describe people, text, and objects in proximity Read More

Source: Loop Jamaica

Renault Partners with Nino Robotics To Develop sustainable and Accessible Mobility Solutions for All

December 03, 2019

French automobile manufacturer Renault has partnered with Nino Robotics with the aim to develop sustainable and accessible mobility solutions for all. Read More

Source: Automobil Sport

Comcast Now Offers Customer Service In ASL, A First For The Cable Industry

December 03, 2019

Comcast and Connect Direct have launched ASL Now, a customer service support that will make ASL a language option for customer service for the first time in the cable industry.​​ Read More

Source: Forbes

Harvard to Caption Online Video Content

December 02, 2019

Harvard reached a settlement with the National Association of the Deaf wherein the University must take steps to improve the accessibility of content posted to its official website and media platforms Read More

Source: The Crimson