World’s fastest growing assistive technology platform announces global expansion in recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day.
Marie-Claire Bilyk works in peer support for CNIB in London, Ontario. Bilyk says she’s heard from a number of CNIB clients who want the province to update its assistive devices program. When Marie Claire Bilyk drops an earring and can’t find it, she reaches for her smart phone.
Tap Systems has built a wearable keyboard controller that is accessible using VoiceOver and lets you tap messages on your devices without a physical keyboard. You just put the Tap device on your hand and air type your messages.
The Big Day has arrived, FlickType is finally live on the App Store. FlickType Keyboard is the Fastest Available Typing Method for Blind and Low-Vision
iPhone screens are much larger than they used to be, which means there’s more room to expand the default system font size making it more accessible for people with low vision.
If you want to rearrange a lot of apps at once, it can take a while — unless you know this new trick that Apple included in the most recent version of iOS software, iOS 11. It lets you move multiple apps at once. Here’s how you do it:
AMAZON is planning a dramatic update for its virtual assistant, Alexa, which will enable the AI to remember important dates and snippets of information you have previously discussed. This is designed to make conversation more natural.
Pinterest is finally making accessibility a priority to people who are blind or have low vision. On Wednesday, it announced steps to ensure that the blind and visually impaired are not left out.
On iPhone or iPad:
Launch Settings > Display & Brightness. From there you can tap on the Text Size menu option, and then slide the slider at the bottom to your desired text size.
Eyes-Free Fitness is the first app designed to help people who are blind and visually impaired reach their health and fitness goals.