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NUS researchers develop AI-powered ‘eye’ for visually impaired people to ‘see’ objects

NUS researchers develop AI-powered ‘eye’ for visually impaired people to ‘see’ objects | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Shopping for groceries is a common activity for many of us, but for visually impaired people, identifying grocery items can be daunting. A team o
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These open-source ‘frame AI glasses’ are a preview of the Apple Vision roadmap

These open-source ‘frame AI glasses’ are a preview of the Apple Vision roadmap | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
With Vision Pro, Apple is clearly marching toward a future where sleek smart glasses can augment our views wit
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Making space in STEM for people with disabilities

Making space in STEM for people with disabilities | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Many research labs are inaccessible to disabled scientists, but they don’t have to be
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Find, create and get things done faster with Microsoft Copilot

Microsoft Copilot empowers you to do anything you can imagine and more. Now with a new streamlined look and feel, it is easier to interact, create, an
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Get to know accessibility features on Apple Vision Pro | Apple Support

Apple Vision Pro is built with accessibility in mind, including familiar features like VoiceOver and Accessibility Shortcut, along with new accessibilit
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Let's Explore How AI Can Make Our Tech More Accessible | AppleVis

Let's Explore How AI Can Make Our Tech More Accessible | AppleVis | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The ChatGPT app has found a place in my iPhone's dock. I use it for many things, both serious and fun. Part of me is convinced that it's going to turn into Marvin the Paranoid Android from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. There it is, brain the size of a planet, and I'm constantly asking it to answer very simple or repetitive queries. Yet, it always remains eager to assist with any question.
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Accessibility predictions from the team

Accessibility predictions from the team | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
What does accessibility mean in 2024?
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At Your Fingertips – Braille Then And Now

At Your Fingertips – Braille Then And Now | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
In this episode, we discuss Braille education with our guest Kay. We cover topics such as using a slate and stylus for writing, accessing Braille books, personal experiences with Braille, the importance of Braille literacy, and the practicality of labeling things using Braille. We invite listeners to join the conversation and provide feedback for future … At Your Fingertips – Braille Then And Now Read More »
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Revolutionizing Accessibility: The Rise of Live Audio Description in Media

Revolutionizing Accessibility: The Rise of Live Audio Description in Media | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Visual media has undergone remarkable advancements in accessibility, particularly for individuals with varying levels of sight. Historically, options were limited, but the contemporary landscape offers innovative solutions like live audio description. This practice offers spoken narration of visual elements during live broadcasts, and can significantly enhance understanding and enjoyment for viewers with visual impairments. This … Revolutionizing Accessibility: The Rise of Live Audio Description in Media Read More »
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New bill would stop disability discrimination in self-driving cars

New bill would stop disability discrimination in self-driving cars | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
A bill co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton, D-Ariz., aims to increase accessibility to autonomous vehicles for people with disabilities.
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NLS Zoomax Braille eReader | Unboxing & Review

This Video focuses on the brand new Zoomax e-Reader hot off the presses, sent to Me from the NLS. I waited over four months to get. Join Me to learn wha
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Turn your text into speech with Speechify! - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

Turn your text into speech with Speechify! - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Reading and obtaining text and information can be very challenging for individuals with ADHD, dyslexia, or other learning disabilities. Fortunately, there are tools like Speechify to help out! Speechify is the “#1” text-to-speech program that turns any written text into spoken words in “natural-sounding language.” The program is available as a Google Chrome extension, an
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a Collection of Microsoft Office Accessibility Learning Resources for Screen Reader Users

a Collection of Microsoft Office Accessibility Learning Resources for Screen Reader Users | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
What follows is a collection of resources for learning how to use Microsoft Office products with a screen reader. Source providers are listed using level 2 headings. Each individual resource is listed at a level 3 heading. This was done to make it easier for screen reader navigation. More resources will be added to this…
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At Your Fingertips – Braille Then And Now – Unmute

At Your Fingertips – Braille Then And Now – Unmute | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
n this episode, we discuss Braille education with our guest Kay. We cover topics such as using a slate and stylus for writing, accessing Braille books, personal experiences with Braille, the importance of Braille literacy, and the practicality of labeling things using Braille. We invite listeners to join the conversation and provide feedback for future episodes.
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Enhancing accessibility: National Art Museum presents project for visually impaired people [PHOTOS]

Enhancing accessibility: National Art Museum presents project for visually impaired people [PHOTOS] | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The Azerbaijan National Art Museum enhances accessibility and promotes awareness and inclusivity within the community.
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Reimagining inclusive cities: Five strategies to design accessibility

Reimagining inclusive cities: Five strategies to design accessibility | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Now is the moment to revolutionize our urban blueprints, placing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the forefront of every decision.
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Update on the Optima Braille Laptop Project – Double Tap

Update on the Optima Braille Laptop Project – Double Tap | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
In a recent interview with Double Tap’s Steven Scott, the creator of the new Optima Braille Laptop, Adi Kushner, joined the show to gives us updates to the project which has been hit by delays.
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Amazon announces AI shopping assistant called Rufus

Amazon announces AI shopping assistant called Rufus | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Amazon is rolling out an assistant that uses generative artificial intelligence to help users search and shop for products.
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World’s first AI child unveiled in Beijing by award-winning Chinese scientist who left US for China

World’s first AI child unveiled in Beijing by award-winning Chinese scientist who left US for China | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The artificial intelligence entity can independently assign tasks and learn autonomously.
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Bridging Gaps in Disability Tech: Insights from Perkins’ Howe Innovation Center | Access Tech Live – Access Tech Live

In this Access Tech Live video, dive into an enlightening conversation with hosts Steven Scott and Marc Aflalo, joined by Sandy Lacy, the executive director of the Howe Innovation Center at the Perkins School for the Blind. Together, they tackle the real challenges entrepreneurs face in the disability tech space
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Solo Travel without Sight: the Ultimate Guide to Traveling Blind

Solo Travel without Sight: the Ultimate Guide to Traveling Blind | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
For blind people, the prospect of solo travel can raise even more questions. How will you find your way around your hotel? Will you be able to access public transport? How will you plan activities, and will they be enjoyable without someone else, particularly someone who can see to describe things to you? Over the … Solo Travel without Sight: the Ultimate Guide to Traveling Blind Read More »
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Clovernook teams up with museums across the country to make art more accessible

Clovernook teams up with museums across the country to make art more accessible | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
At Clovernook's Braille Printing House, they're creating tactile graphics for museums.
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Shoppers With Visual Disabilities Denied Equal Access to Walmart.com, Class Action Claims

Shoppers With Visual Disabilities Denied Equal Access to Walmart.com, Class Action Claims | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
A class action claims Walmart has violated federal law by failing to ensure that its website is fully accessible to consumers who are blind or have vision-related disabilities.
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Robot trained to read braille at twice the speed of humans

Robot trained to read braille at twice the speed of humans | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The research team, from the University of Cambridge, used machine learning algorithms to teach a robotic sensor to quickly slide over lines of braille text.
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App in Focus – The Talking Calculator app on iPhone and iPad - Vision Ireland

App in Focus – The Talking Calculator app on iPhone and iPad - Vision Ireland | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
by Joe Lonergan On a recent Talking Technology podcast we spoke about the Talking Calculator app on iPhone and iPad. David Redmond gave a description of it and a brief demonstration of what it sounds like specifically after he programmed his own voice into the app. That’s right, he put his own voice into the
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