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Ten strategies and best practices for cognitive accessibility in digital design

Ten strategies and best practices for cognitive accessibility in digital design | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Here are a few strategies and best practices for cognitive accessibility in digital design that help create a more inclusive online environment.
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Living With Hearing Loss: Strategies For Coping And Improving Quality Of Life

Living With Hearing Loss: Strategies For Coping And Improving Quality Of Life | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Living with hearing loss can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to hinder your quality of life. Whether you’re experiencing...
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Neuralink hopes to get brain implant right on second try

Neuralink hopes to get brain implant right on second try | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The first human trial of Neuralink's brain implant has suffered an unexpected setback – but the technology was still life-changing for the recipient. Elon Musk's company is now looking for a second human patient.
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Students with dyslexia face challenges transitioning to the workplace, but with support they can thrive

Students with dyslexia face challenges transitioning to the workplace, but with support they can thrive | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Transitioning from university to the workplace is a critical period in anyone's life, but it can be especially challenging for students with dyslexia. While academic settings often offer accommodations for people with dyslexia, professional environments often fall short on such support systems.
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Control your iPhone and iPad using your eyes and voice with Apple's upcoming AI patches

Control your iPhone and iPad using your eyes and voice with Apple's upcoming AI patches | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Apple devices, including MacBooks, have supported eye-tracking technology for some time. However, it has always required external hardware. Thanks to advancements in AI, iPhone and iPad owners...
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Five things you can do right away to make your in person teaching more accessible and inclusive

Five things you can do right away to make your in person teaching more accessible and inclusive | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Accurate transcripts are important for people who need them, whether it be for deaf students, international students or perhaps where there is a lot of technical language.For each of these groups, inaccurate transcripts can be severely impactful when it…Read more ›...
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Self-driving cars may hit the U.K.'s roads by 2026 thanks to a new law

Self-driving cars may hit the U.K.'s roads by 2026 thanks to a new law | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The autonomous vehicle industry is expected to create 38,000 jobs and $53.4 billion by 2035...
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Google has a magical new way for you to control your Android phone

Google has a magical new way for you to control your Android phone | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Google's Project GameFace brings incredible new accessibility features to Android phones. Here's what it can do.
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Project that makes automatic speech recognition tech more accessible is now sharing data with organisations

Project that makes automatic speech recognition tech more accessible is now sharing data with organisations | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The Speech Accessibility Project is now sharing some of its voice recordings and related data with universities and organisations...
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Verizon announces new human-assisted GenAI Tools for better customer experience

Verizon announces new human-assisted GenAI Tools for better customer experience | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Verizon wants to offer more transparency, save time, and simplify tasks for employees and customers with the new set of AI tools.
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Meta is Planning to Create AI-Powered, Camera-Equipped Earbuds

Meta is Planning to Create AI-Powered, Camera-Equipped Earbuds | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
It can serve as an assitive device for the visually impaired. With AI tools and devices being in demand now more than ever, tech giants are investing in the technology and creating more products.
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Assistive smart lamps being rolled out at 500 care home living units after demonstrating falls reduction

Assistive smart lamps being rolled out at 500 care home living units after demonstrating falls reduction | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
NHS Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board is rolling out the Nobi Smart Lamps across an additional 500 care home living units.
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Camera-Equipped AI Earbuds : Cell Buds

Camera-Equipped AI Earbuds : Cell Buds | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Cell Buds - The conceptual ‘Cell Buds’ have been designed by Minwoo Kim as part of the Samsung Design Membership course as a set of earbuds for the...
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Google's Project Astra uses your phone's camera and AI to find noise makers, misplaced items and more

Google's Project Astra uses your phone's camera and AI to find noise makers, misplaced items and more | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
When Google first showcased its Duplex voice assistant technology at its developer conference in 2018, it was both impressive and concerning.Today, at I/O…...
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How to prepare for the European Accessibility Act

How to prepare for the European Accessibility Act | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
How are businesses faring in the run up to the European Accessibilty Act officially coming into effect?
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The Ultimate Guide to Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning ensures the needs of all students are met. Learn how to create an accessible classroom community today!
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New initiative uses interactive technology to develop activities for people with dementia

New initiative uses interactive technology to develop activities for people with dementia | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The Alzheimer’s Society and Sport England partnered with Social-Ability to roll out the Happiness Programme for people with dementia.
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Google Unveils New Chromebook, Workspace Accessibility Features

Google Unveils New Chromebook, Workspace Accessibility Features | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Google has announced new accessibility features for Chromebook and Google Workspace. Google has announced new accessibility features for Chromebook and Google Workspace, aiming to enhance accessibility options for users with diverse needs.
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Google celebrates accessibility with Chromebook initiatives

Google celebrates accessibility with Chromebook initiatives | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Google has been working hard to ensure that Chromebooks are accessible to everyone, regardless of ability or where you live in the world.
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Baidu might use Tesla's self-driving robotaxis

Baidu might use Tesla's self-driving robotaxis | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The search engine giant has other robotaxi ventures and recently launched its sixth-generation RT6...
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Light tech project launched across 10 care homes for dementia patients

A project using interactive light technology from Social-Ability to provide activities and games for care home residents living with dementia is underway.
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'Space at your fingertips': Research unlocks the potential of touch for 3D spatial perception

'Space at your fingertips': Research unlocks the potential of touch for 3D spatial perception | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
A study published in iScience from researchers from the Ivcher Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Technology at Reichman University offers a new perspective towards the plasticity of the brain, and integration of the senses, paving the way for the enhancement of prosthetics and assistive...
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IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Attitudes towards Technology: Insights on Rarely Discussed Influences on Older Adults’ Willingness to Adopt Active Assisted Living (AAL)

IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Attitudes towards Technology: Insights on Rarely Discussed Influences on Older Adults’ Willingness to Adopt Active Assisted Living (AAL) | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Background: European research policy promotes active assisted living (AAL) to alleviate costs and reach new markets. The main argument for massive investments in AAL is its potential to raise older adults’ Quality of Life and enhance their freedom, autonomy, mobility, social integration, and...
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Microsoft Has Some Interesting Perks for Buying a Copilot+ PC

Microsoft Has Some Interesting Perks for Buying a Copilot+ PC | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The company will reward your leap of faith with a handful of exclusive AI software features.
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Charli-Jo: "Last year, when I started posting about AI, the r…"

Charli-Jo: "Last year, when I started posting about AI, the r…" | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
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Last year, when I started posting about AI, the response from many #Blind people was quite negative. I think it is fair to say things have changed and many more if not yet all blind and visually impaired people are enjoying the increase accessibility this latest form of...
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OpenAI’s GPT-4o Aims to Enhance Voice Assistants

OpenAI’s GPT-4o Aims to Enhance Voice Assistants | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
OpenAI’s GPT-4o AI model could enhance real-time voice interactions, improving the experience for consumers using voice assistants.
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