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Generative AI holds great potential for those with disabilities - but it needs policy to shape it

November 03, 2023

Generative AI can support people with disabilities by fueling existing assistive technology and robotics, learning, accommodation and accessibility solutions. Read More

Source: World Economic Forum

Google expands accessibility with new Maps, Search, and device features

October 17, 2023

Stair-free walking routes and business markers add to Google's wider push for accessibility and ease of navigation. Read More

Source: Mashable

Hong Kong based Start Up Bridges the Digital Divide with AI-based Belt to Help the Blind Navigate Streets

September 18, 2023

Start-up AI Guided’s belt has two wide-angle cameras that capture and analyse images and identify objects Read More

Source: South China Morning Post

Egypt: Banks Spearhead Accessibility Reforms for Persons with Disabilities

September 12, 2023

Egyptian banks, prompted by CBE's 2021 instructions and President Al-Sisi's vision, strive to enhance accessibility for people with disabilities. Read More

Source: Zawya

What to expect from Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.2

August 15, 2023

In its fourth update in 24 years, the WCAG has six new guidelines that look to improve digital experiences for users with vision, motor and cognitive disabilities. Read More

Source: Design Week

Advancing Scientific Discourse in American Sign Language

August 10, 2023

​Four deaf scientists discuss their experiences in developing scientific lexicons and the resulting shift in their science communication. Read More

Source: Nature

Amazon Shares New Updates To Accessibility Features For Alexa

July 24, 2023

Amazon has announced updates to a few accessibility features for Alexa. The updates encompass three features: Tap to Alexa, Alexa Captions, and the new Automatic Speech Recognition technology. Read More

Source: Forbes

Corporate Disability Inclusion Accelerating But Not In The Boardroom Finds Disability:IN’s Disability Equality Index

July 10, 2023

While workforce disability inclusion at some of America’s largest companies is in a healthier shape than ever before, progress appears slow and lagging in the boardroom. Read More

Source: Forbes

“No Confidence”: House of Lords Issues New Digital Exclusion Report

June 30, 2023

​The House of Lords Committee releases new Digital Exclusion report, emphasizing technological gaps. Read More

Source: Digit

Equally AI Releases ChatGPT-Powered Report on Web Accessibility Websites in the US

March 29, 2023

​Equally AI has released a report highlighting the most accessible websites in the United States created using Flowy, a ChatGPT-powered Web Accessibility Platform Read More

Source: Equally AI