2018 saw a nearly doubling of the percentage (41%) of households that have some form of voice-activated speaker, with the vast majority being Amazon’s Echo.
Since 2015, when the Denmark-based platform Be My Eyes launched, more than 2 million volunteers have signed up to assist some 120,000 blind and low-vision users, according to the company.
HyperDot has a very simple premise — all players need to do is dodge everything that comes at them.
The AbleGamers Charity recently launched Accessible.Games, a site with free resources for developers who want to make their games accessible to a wider audience.
A research team at Microsoft has been working on SeeingVR: a set of 14 tools designed to make virtual reality accessible to visually impaired users.
Recently, Lego unveiled a prototype of new “Braille bricks” at the Sustainable Brands Conference in Paris.
Research has shown that people who are born blind or become blind early in life often have a more nuanced sense of hearing, especially when it comes to musical abilities and tracking moving objects in space.
Assistive Tech for Good Program aims to help Canadians with disabilities use smartphones and wireless devices enabling them to live more independent, connected lives
Blind and visually impaired children are learning to scuba dive thanks to a special program in Berks County.
Textbook publisher Macmillan Learning is the first publisher to gain an ebook accessibility certification from Benetech.