How Will Voice Control Change the Web Browser?
Mozilla is reportedly building a voice-based browser that could mean a new addition to web surfing and accessibility.
From Slate, July 28, 2018
Trends in Mobile Accessibility : Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities - Report from the M-Enabling Summit 2018
The 7th M-Enabling Summit had 600 participants from 30 countries focusing on trends in mobile accessibility such as artificial intelligence and smart cities. Read the summit report here.
From GARI, June 21, 2018
United Kingdom: Government Digital Service (GDS) Looks to Improve Accessibility by Development of Empathy Lab
The Government Digital Service (GDS) is using an ‘empathy lab’ to test the accessibility of systems and assistive technologies, and is asking what potential users would like to see included.
From UK Authority, June 21, 2018
The Digital Revolution Must be Accessible for Everyone
Co-chair of the APPG on Assistive Technology, Seema Malhotra MP, United Kingdom, says the EU Web Accessibility Directive may be one of the last of human rights legislation to come to us from the EU.
From Politics Home, June 20, 2018
Firefox Makers Working on Voice-Controlled Web Browser Called Scout
Mozilla is building a voice-controlled web browser-Scout where users especially those with disabilities can ask it to load up a site and read the contents out thus boasting tremendous accessibility.
From CNET, June 15, 2018
Business Disability Forum Calls on Persons with Disabilities to ‘Choose their Champion’ of Accessible Products and Services
Business Disability Forum is calling on people to ‘choose their champion’ of accessibility and good service and nominate them for an award recognising the best businesses for disabled people.
From Global Banking & Finance Review, June 14, 2018
Microsoft Invests $200,000 into Program for Student with Disabilities
Microsoft invested $200,000 to the Accessibility Lighthouse Program to make classrooms digitally accessible and give students the opportunity to learn how to create digitally accessible software.
From The Daily illini, June 13, 2018
Seeing AI App Can Now Identify Indian Currency
Seeing AI will now be able to detect Indian currency and narrate the denomination to the user. The app identifies all the notes in circulation including the new currency bills issued recently.
From Microsoft, June 09, 2018
At Apple’s WWDC 2018, Accessibility Pervades All
At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 the announcements made were more about how the new features, as Apple designed them, are inherently accessible, and for accessibility sake itself.
From Tech Crunch, June 08, 2018
Why Law Firms Should Make Web Accessibility a Priority in 2018
The article outlines the key issues and demonstrates why law firms should be making web accessibility a priority.
From The National Law Review, June 04, 2018