The 38th edition of the annual GITEX (Gulf Information Technology Exhibition) is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for five days from October 14 to 18.
New voting machines for people with disabilities in Michigan were unveiled recently, ensuring that blind and visually impaired residents will be able to privately and accurately cast their vote in the upcoming midterm elections.
Hair care brand Herbal Essences has introduced a new bottle design to help visually impaired consumers. Designed by Sumaira Latif, P&G’s Special Consultant for Inclusive Design, the bottles will feature tactile indentations to differentiate shampoos and conditioners.
A court has ruled that visually impaired people should be allowed to ride roller-coasters.
Successful experiments on a herd of sheep six years ago leads to US clinical trials of the treatment to help people suffering from day blindness.
Jaguar has developed a new audio system that helps blind pedestrians avoid near-silent electric cars.
With no engine sound, the electric Jaguar I-Pace required a new way to warn blind, visually impaired and other vulnerable road users it is approaching at low speed.
British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) is providing the equipment free of charge to those with vision loss across the UK who meet its criteria and has been doing so for 90 years.
In New Jersey, Newark Public Library has become the latest to launch the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP.)
Facebook has unveiled Portal and Portal+, new smart speakers that feature video calling and Alexa built-in.
If you are thinking about getting Google’s Home Hub, you may be wondering whether that gadget — like many others in your life — offers any accessibility settings for people with disabilities. The answer is yes.