Google introduces new accessibility features with the release of Android 9.0 Oreo

Global Accessibility News Google introduces new accessibility features with the release of Android 9.0 Oreo Aug 25, 2017 Marshmallow, Nougat and now finally the Oreo. Google recently unveiled its latest software update in line with its dessert naming tradition for the world’s most popular smartphone operating system. The Android 8.0 Oreo comes with some exciting… Continue Reading Google introduces new accessibility features with the release of Android 9.0 Oreo

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Microsoft’s new iPhone app narrates the world for blind people

The Verge 12th July 2017 Microsoft’s new iPhone app narrates the world for blind people The app uses AI to recognize people, objects, and scenes by James Vincent Microsoft has released Seeing AI — a smartphone app that uses computer vision to describe the world for the visually impaired. With the app downloaded, the users can… Continue Reading Microsoft’s new iPhone app narrates the world for blind people

Inclusive Access: Mobile Apps For People W/ Disability

Myanmar International News Inclusive Access: Mobile Apps For People W/ Disability A preliminary survey on the access to ICT and mobile technologies among people with disabilities in Myanmar was launched on Tuesday. The survey is conducted by local NGO ISchool-Myanmar to encourage the creation of software and application that will help people with disabilities. It… Continue Reading Inclusive Access: Mobile Apps For People W/ Disability

Voices that bring mobile phones alive for the blind

DH News Service 3rd August 2016 Voices that bring mobile phones alive for the blind Subramani L Bengaluru The initiative, which would make low-end smartphones fully accessible to the blind for the first time, has been co-ordinated by a retired entrepreneur in the US who collected the voices to make the speech software. Three Bengaluru-based… Continue Reading Voices that bring mobile phones alive for the blind