The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Telefónica and FASOCIDE (the Spanish acronym for the Federation of Deaf-Blind Persons Associations) presented the PervasiveSUB software which allows deaf-blind persons to receive and enjoy television content without assistance at the same time as the people around them.
The beta release of Android O includes updates to the accessibility tools services, settings and APIs that help users access the mobile operating system.
Google announces it’s working on a service to offer detailed indoor location positioning using its Tango 3D sensing computer vision tech called “visual positioning service” — or VPS.
This update to the Google software space for iOS devices makes the iPhone have a another competitor for Siri on the iOS platform. This update does not come to Google Search, but is instead delivered to the iPhone as a separate app.
The videos highlight the various ways the Accessibility features built into the iPhone, Mac and iPad are used to help people accomplish a range of tasks.
BackMap, which came out of TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s 2017 hackathon, is a backpack that vibrates to let you know when to turn right and when to turn left.
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South Korea’s biggest search engine Naver launches Clova, the personal assistant to rival Alexa.
With the launch of the Echo Show, Amazon has announced a new calling and messaging feature that will let you make and receive calls, as well as send messages between Echo devices and the Amazon Alexa app for iOS and Android.
Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant has integrated itself to work with a variety of smart home devices, but up until now, you needed to buy an Amazon Echo or an Echo Dot to enable those interactions on a thermostat.