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Apply Heading Styles in Word

Apply Heading Styles in Word | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
There are a number of different styles in Word. A style is a set of formatting instructions that can be applied to your text. These help to create consistent and well formatted documents. The most commonly used styles are headings. … Read More
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The Ultimate Mobile Accessibility Resource Guide

I tend to get asked a lot in my current role "Where the hell do I go for mobile accessibility... Tagged with a11y, mobile, android, ios.
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LG unveils an adorable AI robot that will help you out at home

LG unveils an adorable AI robot that will help you out at home | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
LG has unveiled its upcoming Artificial Intelligence (AI) agent, an AI-powered robot to help you out at home.
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EXCLUSIVE: The future of assistive technology

EXCLUSIVE: The future of assistive technology | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Aaron Tutwiler, CEO of eSight Corporation, explores what the future of assistive technology will look like, touching on the major explosion of advanced AI healthcare […]
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New partnership aims to turn assistive technology concepts into prototypes

New partnership aims to turn assistive technology concepts into prototypes | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The £4.34m Longitude Prize on Dementia, funded by Alzheimer’s Society and Innovate UK, is incentivising the development of breakthrough assistive technologies
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The top digital accessibility and assistive technology triumphs of 2023

The top digital accessibility and assistive technology triumphs of 2023 | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
While there's still a long way to go towards a digital world that's accessible to all, 2023 has ushered in an optimistic showing of tech innovations.
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Assistive Technology For Cognitive Disabilities

Assistive Technology For Cognitive Disabilities | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
There are assistive technology tools that people can use to mitigate the effects of cognitive disabilities.
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WebAIM: Screen Reader User Survey #10

The following survey is a follow-up to previous WebAIM Screen Reader User Surveys. This survey is primarily intended to collect new information and track updates/trends from previous surveys. By completing this survey you will help inform development choices for those creating accessible web content and web standards. All screen reader users, even those who use screen readers only for evaluation and testing, are invited to participate.
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Using The Envision App With Low Vision

Using The Envision App With Low Vision | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
I’m always looking for new functions and ways to use different features in visual assistance applications, and first downloaded the Envision app a few years ago when my friend was raving about its text recognition features at a low vision accessibility event we were both attending. When Envision became free for all users in 2022, I began recommending Envision and Envision AI more often for users looking for a visual assistance app that would work on multiple platforms and support helpful features like file upload, multiple languages, and recognizing faces. Here are my tips for using the Envision app with low vision for a variety of tasks.
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6 Things You Can Do With Windows Copilot

6 Things You Can Do With Windows Copilot | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Windows Copilot is Microsoft's AI-powered assistant that comes integrated into Windows 11, with plans to feature it in Windows 10 at the time of writing. Like a copilot in the cockpit, Windows Copilot can help you with various tasks as you use your computer. Here's what it can do.
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Wheelchair of the future, the ballbot (4K) (EMMY nominated)

Wheelchair of the future, the ballbot (4K) (EMMY nominated) | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The ballbot wheelchair may be the future of mobility assistance. Researchers from across the University of Illinois campus have created a Star Wars-inspire
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Microsoft's Seeing AI App is Now Available on Android

Microsoft's Seeing AI App is Now Available on Android | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The app helps people who are blind or low vision scan documents and currency and can describe their surroundings.
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Free AI Santa Voice: Text to Speech for Christmas

Free AI Santa Voice: Text to Speech for Christmas | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
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As the festive season approaches, we're is thrilled to unveil an innovative way to bring the Christmas spirit to your home or workplace. Introducing Santa Text-to-Speech (TTS) for Christmas 2023, a cutting-edge technology designed to spread joy and create unforgettable memories during this special time
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Compose in Braille with MuseScore 4: An accessibility breakthrough — Muse Group

Compose in Braille with MuseScore 4: An accessibility breakthrough — Muse Group | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
MuseScore 4 is the firs mainstream notation program to support Live Braille Translation
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Microsoft Copilot app arrives on iOS, bringing free ChatGPT-4 to iPhone and iPad

Microsoft Copilot app arrives on iOS, bringing free ChatGPT-4 to iPhone and iPad | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Microsoft has released its Copilot app for iOS devices, just two days after I reported exclusively that the iOS version was almost ready. Now, iPhone and iPad users can download it from the Apple App Store. Copilot isn’t just another name for Bing Chat; it brings some cool new things to the table. Microsoft Copilot […]
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Top Speechify Alternatives in 2024

Top Speechify Alternatives in 2024 | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
While Speechify is a popular choice, several other TTS services also offer robust capabilities. This comparison evaluates leading Speechify alternatives, focusing on their quality, clarity, and ability to convey emotions.
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Guest article: Assistive technology’s role in fall prevention and maintaining independence

Guest article: Assistive technology’s role in fall prevention and maintaining independence | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
How different fall prevention devices can reduce mortality rates and enable older people to live independently.
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T is for Technology Enabled Care | Worcestershire County Council

T is for Technology Enabled Care | Worcestershire County Council | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Alarms and sensors are just some examples of #AssistiveTechnology that can help transform the care sector. 
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The Importance of Making Digital Receipts Accessible

The Importance of Making Digital Receipts Accessible | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Digital receipts are the new norm thanks to the increase in online shopping and food purchase applications. So, how can you make them accessible? Learn more.
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Smartglasses Use ChatGPT To Help The Blind And Visually Impaired | 5G Playbook

Envision Glasses are AI-powered smartglasses that help people who are blind or have low vision live more independently. This assistive wearable technology uses ChatGPT and Google Glass hardware to capture and convert the visual information around the user into speech. And thanks to more widespread 5G networks, these smartglasses are able to process this information much more quickly, providing a much more seamless experience for visually impaired users. Take a look at how the Envision Glasses work, and how it assists the blind and visually impaired.

Special thanks to Sam Seavey of The Blind Life for his thoughts and experience with the Envision Glasses.
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Smartglasses Use ChatGPT To Help The Blind And Visually Impaired | 5G Playbook
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Be My Eyes Integrates New Feature to Receive Visual Assistance From Friends and Family Members

Be My Eyes Integrates New Feature to Receive Visual Assistance From Friends and Family Members | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Today Be My Eyes is announcing the integration of a brand new feature in the Be My Eyes app, called Be My Eyes Groups. With Be My Eyes Groups, individuals who are blind or have low vision can build their own custom network of people to help with everyday tasks, like reviewing a paper mail or reading personal documents such as financial statements, bank communications or medical prescriptions.
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Sony's Latest Access Controller Highlights Major Challenges in Adaptive Gaming

Sony's Latest Access Controller Highlights Major Challenges in Adaptive Gaming | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
In a significant move towards inclusive gaming, Sony has unveiled the Access controller, a device specifically designed to cater to the needs of gamers with disabilities. This development marks a pivotal moment in the adaptive gaming hardware landscape, joining the ranks of the Xbox Adaptive Controller and the Nintendo-licensed Hori Flex for current-generation consoles.
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Google Announces New Features In Talkback 14.1 – Double Tap

Google Announces New Features In Talkback 14.1 – Double Tap | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Google has launched a major new release of TalkBack, the screen reader application within Android smartphones. The new 14.1 update brings notable updates for braille users, keyboard navigation, and image descriptions.

Starting with image descriptions, you can now get more information about images through the TalkBack menu, which is accessed by doing a 3-finger single tap anywhere on the screen. If you have focus on an image, you’ll find a menu item called ‘Describe Image’ that will give you a richer and more detailed description of that picture.
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What the Quest Lawsuit Means for Kiosk Accessibility

What the Quest Lawsuit Means for Kiosk Accessibility | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Quest Diagnostics offers laboratory services. At a doctor’s request, patients visit a Quest location for blood draws and other lab procedures. The company installed digital self-service touch…
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Be My AI™ Beta Now Officially Available On Android Smartphones

Be My AI™ Beta Now Officially Available On Android Smartphones | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
In celebration of the UN Persons with Disabilities Day on December 3rd, Be My Eyes is proud to announce that its new feature Be My AI™ will now be available for Android smartphone users worldwide.
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