Tala Aboulnaga, an elementary grade student in Dharan, east of Saudi Arabia, had her first experience with visually impaired individuals when she joined integrated education schools.
Dr. Mark Page has released a book helping parents to help their children do better in school, play and life.
Essential is reportedly canceling the development of a follow-up to the Essential Phone and considering selling itself.
Amazon has been improving Alexa’s diary-managing skills for a while now, adding support for Outlook and iCloud in 2017. This made it easy to ask Alexa to put a meeting in your calendar on a set time and day. Just say: “Alexa, schedule a meeting for 2pm tomorrow afternoon.”
Post-doc astrophysicist Greg Salvesen creates music out of astronomy data, making outer space more accessible to the blind and more engaging for non-scientists.
Making a hands-free phone call through Google Home can be a convenience once you get used to doing it. However, hands-free calling was limited because you couldn’t communicate with automated systems that ask you to speak or press a number to choose a menu option until now. Android Police reports that this limitation has been overcome.
Two Upstate technology companies have provided grants to fund a unique workshop for students at the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind.
A study led by scientists from King’s College London, University College London, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School has identified 133 genetic variants that could help predict the risk of developing glaucoma, the world’s leading cause of incurable blindness.
World’s fastest growing assistive technology platform announces global expansion in recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day.
With another year, comes another update. Having re-written this section of the review multiple times now feels just the same as the world felt when the April update slipped it’s April 10th release schedule date. Oh, that faithful Patch Tuesday, now come and gone. Nobody really knew what caused the update to slip a full 20 days, but it was most likely for the right reasons. Twice when installing the so called released build, 17133, my humble Lenovo Ultrabook machine randomly rebooted the update from the beginning – prompting me to retry each time. Something didn’t feel quite right.