Last month, Microsoft announced its intentions to bring its Edge Browser to iOS and Android, as it works to broaden its reach on third-party mobile devices. After being made available in preview form for roughly a month, the app officially is now available on the iOS App Store and Android’s Play Store.
Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning, announced that its content and technology will be accessible to a new standard of industry excellence as part of the company’s commitment to Skillsoft’s ‘Access for All’ program. In the last eighteen months, Skillsoft has invested over $3 million retrofitting existing content and technology to meet this new standard for all users. Going forward, accessibility will be incorporated into the development and design stage of its’ platforms and content like any other major component of design architecture. An additional annual investment of $2 million will be made in the ‘Access for All’ program.
In a tucked away traditional Chinese courtyard, is the Hong Dandan Community Centre. During the week the centre organizes various get-togethers such reading and exercise clubs. But Saturday is undoubtedly their busiest day thanks to their ‘Blind Cinema’ screenings. At 9am, dozens of people fill the main hall of the centre to attend the weekly screening.
American Chemical Society (ACS) has provided fresh data that bio fortified foods like corn and eggs can retain enough Vitamin A even after cooking, to prevent blindness. As reported by Science Daily, the scientists have found that numerous healthy foods can survive the processing methods and cooking to retain the essential vitamin.
The channel features tutorial videos explaining various iOS features from how to change your wallpaper to deleting your call history.
It’s hard enough for average bitcoin newbies to educate themselves as they learn the mechanics of financial sovereignty. For users with disabilities, it can be almost impossible. That’s why the Bitcoin Whitepaper in Braille project is working with the American Printing House for the Blind to translate the original bitcoin whitepaper for people to read offline, instead of strictly relying on digital audio files.
Virgin Atlantic has become the latest carrier to improve the experience of flying for its blind passengers, by offering audio description on its entertainment system.
People with Color Vision Deficiency, or CVD for short, are in a sort of a no man’s land where they are able to see but what they see might not exactly reflect reality. Not all color blind people are color blind in the same way or to the same extent, but almost all of them suffer not only from some personal insecurity but also from deprivation of certain forms of livelihood.
In this week’s VIP, Nelson and James are joined by Jackie Brown from the British Computer Association of the Blind. They discuss the top stories from Cool Blind Tech and give you some of their favorite Cool Picks.
Sonos has enabled the ability to play music from Spotify on its speakers using Amazon Alexa..