1 in 7 people worldwide live with a disability and may need accessibility features like live captions, transcripts, switch controls, voice controls, and screen readers. Let’s take a look at how Big Tech companies come up with solutions to make their products accessible to those with disabilities.
The classroom is no exception to the rise of AI usage, but while AI can be a stepping stone to learn something in greater depth, the growing reliance on it has raised concerns about cheating and academic integrity.
In September 2023, Profile 4 (Disability, Health, and Carers) of Ireland’s 2022 census results was published. The census findings are a valuable snapshot of Ireland’s disability population and their participation in society.
The Writers Guild of America have been on strike since May 2023 due to labour conditions failing to keep up with changes in the media landscape. This has affected the shows and movies released since, with many having poor quality or delayed accessibility features.
Disability Pride Month is held every July to commemorate the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, break down social stigma around disability, and celebrate the contributions the disability community has made to society.
27 June marks Helen Keller’s birth anniversary. In this week’s blog post, we look back on the remarkable life she led and how it inspired the advancement of digital Braille technology.