Microsoft will offer Windows 10 PCs to schools for as little as $189 (£135) as it looks to get its hardware and services in as many classrooms as possible.
Amazon is bringing Alexa to the assistant’s Android app, enabling users to interact with the app as they would an Echo device.
Microsoft researchers are developing an artificial intelligence (AI) enabled ‘drawing bot’ that can create images from text descriptions of an object. The technology can generate images of everything from ordinary pastoral scenes, such as grazing livestock, to the absurd, such as a floating double-decker bus, Microsoft said in a blog post.
The NAU Institute for Human Development is home to two separate libraries that lend out various gadgets, toys, devices and even computer programs that allow students, teachers and families with disabilities the opportunity to try before they buy technology that can make their lives easier.
Amazon has been making steady improvements to the accessibility of the Kindle e-books and the Kindle reading experience. Earlier this year they added support for ALT text for images to Kindle e-books, which were made available to blind and low vision customers on Kindle for PC and on Fire OS with VoiceView. Now there is support for accessible math equations.
The next generation of Amazon’s best-selling Fire tablet ever – now thinner, lighter, and with longer battery life and an improved display. According to Amazon, it is more durable than the latest iPad.
Google recently announced that the G-Suite team is adding new accessibility features to Google Sheets, Slides, and Drawings. Specifically, Google Sheets is getting Braille support and Google Slides and Drawings are getting screen magnifier support.
Google just published new information about its latest advancements in voice AI. The new Tacotron sounds just like a human.
A Hero’s Call version 1.0 will cost $19.99 and is an AUDIO ONLY release. The game will feature no visuals but will be completely playable only from using sound. To achieve this, the game uses the following types of audio for navigation and exploration:
With CES 2018 quickly approaching, Samsung has decided to show off some projects that it plans to take to the tech expo from its Creative Lab (C-Lab) programme. C-Lab has been busy at work on three different projects.