Hasan Özdemir, a visually impaired software developer known for his work for visually impaired users in Turkey, has been promoted to lead Microsoft’s accessibility team at the company’s US headquarters.
After being added to Xbox Game Pass, Minecraft fans have more to shout about this month as the game has received it’s long awaiting “Village and Pillage” update.
You can now take Google Assistant’s “Tell Me a Story” feature on the road with you.
Nintendo Just rolled out the 8.0 update for the Switch and it’s got a few features gamers have been asking for. Switch owners can now transfer save data between systems, sort the icons on their dashboard, and—most importantly, for gamers with visual impairments—zoom in.
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.