Scotiabank has released a new app for iPhone and iPad users, which it describes as “redesigned for real life.”
Accessibility activist Rick Hansen has a new poster to show you. One with adjustable text at an eye level so people in wheelchairs can read it, text in multiple languages, a braille pad and even a recording of someone reading it.
RAZ Mobility, a provider of mobile assistive technology, is announcing the launch of the Lucia phone. Lucia is an easy-to-use basic mobile phone specifically designed to address the unique needs of people who are blind, low vision or hard of hearing.
Aspiring Canadian entrepreneurs can now learn to run their own business with the Venture Zone Game, a new app that teaches business skills in a fun way.
Congenital cataracts account for up to 20 percent of blindness cases in children.
Beaumont is the first city in Canada to integrate a driverless shuttle into mixed traffic and pedestrians.
Microsoft’s classic Paint program update revives the software with new accessibility features.
Microsoft’s second annual group of recipients of its AI for Accessibility grant were announced last week, in conjunction with Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 16.
A team of Montreal university researchers have developed a hockey puck that is audible, aiding visually impaired players on the ice.
The BBeep is a suitcase and more developed in part by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University that helps visually impaired people navigate airport terminals.