Microsoft just announced that they are expanding technical support to blind or visually impaired users through Disability Answer Desk by offering Be My Eyes customers technical help 24/7.
The Microsoft Disability Answer Desk is available in English for people in Canada, United States, Ireland,Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, and Hong Kong.
“We are honored to join the thousands of volunteers in Be My Eyes’ global community that help empower people who are blind or have low vision lead more independent lives. That is why we are thrilled to expand this support offering from Microsoft’s Disability Answer Desk to 24 hours, 7 days a week, for their users. Specialized Help is a great example of bringing new services to people that can make the world more accessible and inclusive,” said Neil Barnett, Director of Inclusive Hiring and Accessibility, Microsoft.