VR optics could help old folks keep the world in focus

VR optics could help old folks keep the world in focus

The complex optics involved with putting a screen an inch away from the eye in VR headsets could make for smart glasses that...
ExceptionAlly helps parents navigate the special needs education labyrinth

ExceptionAlly helps parents navigate the special needs education labyrinth

The challenges faced by parents of kids with special needs are always unique, but in one way they are surely much alike: making...
Firefox gets speedier tab switching, a new accessibility tool for developers and more

Firefox gets speedier tab switching, a new accessibility tool for developers and more

Mozilla today released version 61 of its Firefox browser. By now, it’s no secret that Firefox is back in contention as a...
Apple unveils new screen time controls for children

AirPods to get Live Listen feature in iOS 12

Steven Aquino Contributor Share on Twitter Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor What Apple’s education announcements mean for...
HoloLens acts as eyes for blind users and guides them with audio prompts

HoloLens acts as eyes for blind users and guides them with audio prompts

Microsoft’s HoloLens has an impressive ability to quickly sense its surroundings, but limiting it to displaying emails or game characters on them...
For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Share on Twitter Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled...
Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller is an inspiring example of inclusive design

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller is an inspiring example of inclusive design

Every gamer with a disability faces a unique challenge for many reasons, one of which is the relative dearth of accessibility-focused peripherals for...
Facebook’s accessibility ambitions

Facebook’s accessibility ambitions

Facebook’s work around accessibility took center stage in 2016 when it launched something called automatic alt-text for people using screen readers to...
New XBox and Windows game controller for people with disabilities

New XBox and Windows game controller for people with disabilities

Microsoft's new accessible game controller has a retro vibe, enormous buttons, and a range of attachments tailored to specific disabilities. The new Xbox...
This slick looking device is the world's first modular hearing aid

This slick looking device is the world's first modular hearing aid

The world's first modular hearing aid is here, and it could change the game for people with total or partial hearing loss. Melbourne-based hearing...

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