The popular Aira service is now available for blind and low-vision people based in the UK. Aira allows users to connect to specialised agents through an app on a smartphone; … Continue Reading Aira Launches In UK
Although the announcement from Apple at their recent WWDC event wasn’t totally unexpected, the news that they will no longer be using Intel processors for their computers, but will instead … Continue Reading Apple Switches to ARM Processors: Why Take The RISC?
A new accessibility feature coming in iOS14 is getting a lot of attention from people, even those without disabilities. The new ‘Back Tap’ feature can be found under Touch, in … Continue Reading iOS14 Gets A Pat On The Back
It’s hard to think of any other game that has broken down as many barriers and gaming stereotypes as Naughty Dogs ‘The Last of Us 2’. At its core, it … Continue Reading The Last of Us 2: A Showcase of Inclusive Gaming
I have often thought that the term smartphone just feels wrong. It’s understating what the device actually can do. For me, and I am sure many of you, the least … Continue Reading What is a Smart Watch For?
A potential new social media platform has caused quite a lot of discussion recently, as it is designed purely for the use of people with disabilities. Amicis plans to launch … Continue Reading Do people with disabilities need their own social media platform?
With Narrator coming built-in & bundled free inside every copy of Windows, you’d think it would be the obvious choice for the blind or visually impaired. But after years of … Continue Reading Replacing JAWS with Narrator: Steven Takes The Challenge
Brace yourselves for another hour of tech news & views in this week’s Double Tap Canada. With the upcoming release of a new social media platform just for people with … Continue Reading Double Tap Canada Podcast Episode 139: Amicis Social Media, Bose Woes & Shocking Narrator News
In 2016, Microsoft put out a challenge to the tech world. With its AI for Accessibility scheme, they wanted to see just how artificial intelligence could be used to help … Continue Reading Microsoft’s Project Tokyo: Using AI for Accessibility
It is not always easy to find a safe place to cross the road, and even when you do, you then need to locate and press the button on the … Continue Reading Key2Access: An Easier Way to Cross the Road