CSUN Conference Spotlights Assistive Technologies
116 exhibitors showed off the latest assistive technologies at the CSUN conference to an estimated 4,500 attendees. Companies ranged from providers of screen reading software & specialized keyboards.
From The San Diego Union Tribune, March 27, 2018
New Law in Egypt to support Students with Disabilities
The Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities passed in Egypt requires for the first time that educational institutions adopt policies that ensure equal opportunities for disabled students.
From Al Fanar, March 25, 2018
Apple Proposes New Accessibility Emoji
Apple submitted an official proposal to the Unicode Consortium, requesting a greater variety of emoji representing those with disabilities.
From The Next Web, March 25, 2018
Google Accessibility Launches New Features to Accessibility Scanner v1.2
Google launched new features for its Accessibility Scanner, a tool that suggests accessibility improvements for Android apps without requiring technical skills.
From Google, March 24, 2018
Creating Technology for a Range of Disabilities Helps Everyone, says Microsoft Accessibility Expert
Companies that create technology for a range of disabilities end up helping everyone in society, according to a Microsoft accessibility expert.
From Microsoft, March 23, 2018
VIDEO: Sony Interactive Entertainment on Improving Accessibility on PlayStation
PlayStation® team who continues to pursue accessibility through user testing and refinements talk about the challenges and values of their work.
From Sony, March 23, 2018
India: First Indian Sign Language Dictionary Launched
The first Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 words developed by Indian Sign Language Research & Training Centre was launched. It will help the deaf communicate better and learn English.
From Press Information Bureau, India, March 23, 2018
The Importance Of Web Accessibility And How Marketers Can Help
The article outlines some common use cases and how marketers can ensure web accessibility for users with disabilities to have the fullest browsing experience and a free and open Internet.
From Forbes, March 21, 2018
Designing for VR Accessibility
In a Game Developers Conference panel researchers suggest a few ideas that developers can consider to begin to address accessibility in Virtual Reality for a diverse group of users.
From Venture Beat, March 21, 2018
Australia: Why Even The Best Resourced Businesses Get Tripped Up By Digital Accessibility
Progress over improving accessibility through technology has been mixed, experts note, where even the biggest companies in Australia are facing legal action over the accessibility of products.
From Which 50, March 20, 2018