Be My Eyes, an app that offers visual assistance for people who are blind or have sight loss, now offers live customer support from Google through the Specialized Help platform.
Paul Lemm, an avid gamer, has been partially sighted for the last 15 years and relies on his guide dog Murphy – but hasn’t let that get in the way of his hobby.
In Android 9 Pie, Google introduced a new navigation system. Naturally, it was compared with Apple’s gestures, introduced in the iPhone X. Android’s version might either be too iPhone-like or not enough. For better or worse, Android Q might change that and by change, we mean making its gestures resemble Apple’s even more closely.
Google has rolled out a new accessibility feature to the Canary Channel of Chrome in a bid to make screen readers more useful where images are concerned, according to a social media post from the company. The feature allows images that haven’t been marked with a description or other attributes such as ‘alt text’ to be described to users anyway.
Microsoft’s Seeing AI is an app that lets blind and low vision users convert visual data into audio feedback, and it just got a Cool new feature.
Danish companies Virtue Nordic and Copenhagen Pride have developed a new program that produces a genderless voice.
You can pair multiple Bluetooth devices to your iPhone and easily switch between them from Control Center.
Marty Schultz, founder of Blindfold Games, an app development company that builds accessible games for the visually impaired community, and co-founder of Objective Ed, an organization providing students with disabilities with educational games to achieve the best educational outcomes, has been named one of two recipients of the 2019 Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation along with a $5,000 award. Schultz was recognized for this honor, bestowed annually by National Braille Press, during a reception at the 34th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, California on March 13.
Google on Wednesday released the first beta of Android Q, and now you can too.
Google’s Lookout app is finally available for download, but only in the U.S., and only for owners of Pixel devices.