In New Jersey, Newark Public Library has become the latest to launch the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP.)
Facebook has unveiled Portal and Portal+, new smart speakers that feature video calling and Alexa built-in.
If you are thinking about getting Google’s Home Hub, you may be wondering whether that gadget — like many others in your life — offers any accessibility settings for people with disabilities. The answer is yes.
From a knife with a safety guard to a chopping board with a side tray, the utensils Kevin Chiam has developed could be helpful to the blind and visually impaired, if he can resolve one problem.
Researchers have developed a fundamentally new approach to a see-through display for augmented reality, or smart glasses that has potential for people with visual impairments.
New Accessible in-home displays (AIHDs) for smart meters for energy customers who are blind and visually impaired are expected to be available next year.
Florida student Omar Shareef, at St. Edward’s School in Vero Beach, has come up with a way for the blind and visually impaired to “hear” what they would otherwise see.
Thanks to a visualization specialist at the University of South Florida in Tampa and his 3-D plastic-printing machine, a unique tactile map may soon be as available as any paper map or smartphone app is for the sighted. The three-dimensional map will allow users to trace the raised features with their fingertips and “see” every doorway and hallway.
Apple’s new operating system, iOS 12, introduces a new measurement app that also includes a level.
Google just introduced a new Android app to better enable people with limited mobility to use their phones. The app offers people a hands-free way to control their apps with voice commands.