With the ongoing, worldwide situation regarding coronavirus, many of us are currently re-adjusting to life based solely from our homes – including our work commitments. However many of us may … Continue Reading Tips, Hints and Advice on Working From Home
There’s no denying how useful Artificial Intelligence has been for us as visually impaired people; apps like Envision AI and Seeing AI can read printed text in real-time, recognise objects, … Continue Reading Envision Glasses: Could These Be the Wearables We’ve Been Waiting For?
As the number of identified cases of Coronavirus rise around the world, we are all being asked to do our bit to avoid catching and spreading the disease further. Regularly … Continue Reading Coronavirus: Cleaning Solutions To Stay Safe
Orbit Research has announced the launch of the Orbit Writer braille keypad at the 35th annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference (11th March). The small keyboard allows blind and partially sighted … Continue Reading New Braille Keyboard Launched By Orbit Research
As technology squeezes its way into every aspect of our daily lives, it’s easy to get a little complacent and even reliant on it. This can be even more so … Continue Reading Is Braille Still Relevant?
This week Marc Aflalo and Steven Scott find out why it is illegal to have an inaccessible website in Norway, and what the country are doing to make the web … Continue Reading Double Tap TV Episode 14: Making The Web Accessible… Norway Style
Is it possible that, one day in the future, the humble white cane and lovely cuddly guide dog could be replaced entirely by technology? It might seem like some far … Continue Reading Smart Canes & Robot Guide Dogs
Microsoft have announced a new grant scheme to encourage developers to think about how artificial intelligence could be used to enhance accessibility for disabled people. The Microsoft AI for Accessibility … Continue Reading Microsoft AI For Accessibility Scheme
An opinion article by Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital Inclusion at UK tech charity AbilityNet. All opinions expressed are of the author. This week saw the ruling of America’s Supreme … Continue Reading Let’s Do Digital Right – And They’ll Topple Like Domino’s
It has been an incredible couple of weeks for Amazon customers, with new products coming out in time for the holidays and lots of new features being added to Alexa. … Continue Reading Amazon’s Big Announcements For Blind People