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”

Conversation about Accessibility w/ Tim Cook of Apple | #GAAD

This week I sat down with CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, to discuss topics around Accessibility. May 18th, 2017 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day to promote inclusion when it comes to creating products, content, or experiences for everyone. … I’ve seen Tim’s speech in the past where he brought up accessibility as a human right.Continue reading “Conversation about Accessibility w/ Tim Cook of Apple | #GAAD”

Accessibility With Apple – Brave In The Attempt

… Apple continues to lead the way. In fact, every photo and video on their site is made accessible with captions for the hearing impaired (in multiple languages) and audio descriptions for those with visual impairments. Even basic features you like are accessible in ways you may not have considered. Consider the Apple Watch with taptic feedback for theContinue reading “Accessibility With Apple – Brave In The Attempt”

Can Google Assistant and Voice Search Really Help Those Who Need it the Most ? – State of Digital

There are many voice activated devices to help us in the home and at work, including Google Assistant, Alexa from Amazon, Siri from Apple and Cortana from Microsoft. … Strategy Analytics predicted that in Q4 2017 that smart speakers would reach 12 million units world wide and so 24 million for all of 2017. Google unveiledContinue reading “Can Google Assistant and Voice Search Really Help Those Who Need it the Most ? – State of Digital”

Accessibility on Mac: The ultimate guide

The Mac stays one of essentially the most obtainable platforms lately, with options to serve all wishes. Computers will have to be for everybody, and that comes with the ones with bodily impairments, whether or not or not it’s to their sight, listening to, or motor serve as. Apple strives to create merchandise and instrumentContinue reading “Accessibility on Mac: The ultimate guide”

How to Get a Virtual Home Button on iPhone X in 3 Simple Steps

There’s no Home button on the iPhone X. This means you need to relearn more than a dozen new gestures. Maybe you don’t like some of them. Maybe they’re a bit too awkward for you, at least for now. If you’re looking for a stop gap, you’ll find the answer in AssistiveTouch. Apple’s accessibility feature essentiallyContinue reading “How to Get a Virtual Home Button on iPhone X in 3 Simple Steps”

Face ID Accessibility. Apple offers some answers

Apple today made a series of hardware announcements. Understandably, the announcement that has caused the most social media chatter in the blind community relates to the iPhone X, and it’s new Face ID feature. Apple has earned our trust over the years by ensuring that its products are fully accessible from their initial launch, soContinue reading “Face ID Accessibility. Apple offers some answers”

What’s new with Accessibility in iOS 11?

iOS 11 has some helpful new options in Accessibility to assist any person and everybody customise their iPhone and iPad interface to paintings with them and for them. Here is what’s new. Sensible Invert Sensible Invert is a brand new atmosphere to be added to the Invert Colours phase of Accessibility in iOS. While colourContinue reading “What’s new with Accessibility in iOS 11?”

At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools

… …for all the focus on refinement, there also is a cavalcade of new stuff to be excited about. As it pertains to accessibility, some obvious highlights for me are the 10.5” iPad Pro and the corresponding iPad-centric enhancements in iOS 11. I’m also psyched for smaller niceties too, such as the ability to automatically enter Reader View in SafariContinue reading “At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools”

Accessibility features in macOS and iOS that everyone should try

If you’re someone who doesn’t have any specific reasons to go there, you may have never explored the Accessibility settings on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. While it’s true that those settings are there primarily for people who have special physical needs to modify how a device’s interface works, the fact is, many people whoContinue reading “Accessibility features in macOS and iOS that everyone should try”