Seeing AI | AppleVis

Seeing AI Category: Utilities Description of App: Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of AI to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text and objects. … Curated by (Lifekludger) Read fullContinue reading “Seeing AI | AppleVis”

Important things to in mind for Accessibility & Usability of an application

A mobile application is a medium where a user can get all the information related to your services and products. Here, UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) part plays an important role. It can help you to increase the acceptability of an app. Accordingly, it increases the usability of an application will inflate theContinue reading “Important things to in mind for Accessibility & Usability of an application”

Microsoft app that tells the visually impaired what’s in front of them

This free app is helping the visually impaired  Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 | 8:39 AM ET | 01:36 Microsoft is putting its artificial intelligence technology to work to help the visually impaired. The company said on Wednesday that it’s releasing an iOS app called Seeing AI that uses an iPhone’s camera to tell people about objects in frontContinue reading “Microsoft app that tells the visually impaired what’s in front of them”

Airpoly Vision us a Truly Visionary App

‘Aipoly Vision’ is a very useful object-and-colour recogniser app that helps the blind, vision-impaired, and colour blind to understand their surroundings. It does so by using artificial intelligence to recognise objects through a device’s camera and then announces the name of each object to the user. … The Aipoly(link is external) developers are on aContinue reading “Airpoly Vision us a Truly Visionary App”

National Gallery’s Tom Roberts’ Auslan captioning app helps hearing impaired art-lovers

Visiting an art gallery would seem a predominantly visual experience, but while most art-lovers can expand their knowledge with an audio tour, people who are deaf or hearing impaired usually miss out. Thanks to new captioning and Auslan tours for the National Gallery’s Tom Roberts’ exhibition, art-lovers of all abilities can find out the secretsContinue reading “National Gallery’s Tom Roberts’ Auslan captioning app helps hearing impaired art-lovers”

Deaf News: Deaf woman is awarded e-Accessibility scholarship for mobile app for interpreters and carers | The Limping Chicken

A Deaf woman has been awarded an EDF-Oracle e-Accessibility scholarship for her project developing a mobile application to seamlessly connect persons with disabilities with caregivers, interpreters and assistants.Caroline Hurley is studying computer science at Open University in the United Kingdom. … THE AWARDED PROJECT Caroline’s project is to develop a mobile application to seamlessly connect persons with disabilities with caregivers,Continue reading “Deaf News: Deaf woman is awarded e-Accessibility scholarship for mobile app for interpreters and carers | The Limping Chicken”

How a Running App Helps a Blind Runner Train Solo

Before Simon Wheatcroft starts running near his home in Doncaster, Great Britain, he finds where the grass begins on his left and takes one step to his right, positioning himself in the center of a ribbon of sidewalk. Like any run, light poles and street signs jut slightly onto the path on occasion. curated by (Lifekludger)Continue reading “How a Running App Helps a Blind Runner Train Solo”

Accessibility is not a ‘Feature’, and Developers Should Never Treat it as Such | AppleVis

… But accessibility is different. Support for VoiceOver (and other assistive technologies built into iOS) isn’t a feature, something “nice to have” if a group of people vote it high enough on a list. Rather, implementing accessibility support is an essential part of the design process which ensures all users have equal access to anContinue reading “Accessibility is not a ‘Feature’, and Developers Should Never Treat it as Such | AppleVis”

Taxi app Gett makes travel easier for disabled Londoners | TechRadar

Ride-hailing app Gett has announced a new partnership with Assist-MI, an app that helps disabled users interact with services and communicate their access needs. Using the app, disabled customers will now be able to hail one of 8000 black cabs in the capital (or 2000 more elsewhere in Britain) with priority booking and up toContinue reading “Taxi app Gett makes travel easier for disabled Londoners | TechRadar”