Pinterest Just Redesigned Its App For Blind People

… Pinterest, like all mainstream apps, has a contingent of blind users (though the company admits to not tracking them). Many use Pinterest simply to bookmark stories on the web they’d like to read later. And those who don’t use the service might like to, if they were better welcomed. “We asked one user, wouldContinue reading “Pinterest Just Redesigned Its App For Blind People”

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”

Accessibility Masterlist

This MasterList is designed to serve as a resource for researchers, developers, students, and others interested in understanding or developing products that incorporate one or more of these features. Each feature or approach is then listed below along with applicable disabilities to each feature are marked with the following icons: B – Blindness (For ourContinue reading “Accessibility Masterlist”

How to Make Your Website Accessible to People Who Use a Screen Magnifier

There’s a lot of content out there on how to make your website accessible. But I haven’t seen much on the subject of accessibility to users of screen magnifiers. I’m one of them, and I frequently run into annoying issues on the web.In this article, I’ll give some tips on how you can make yourContinue reading “How to Make Your Website Accessible to People Who Use a Screen Magnifier”

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”

New cards extend banking options for vision-impaired customers

For NSW teenager Connor McLeod, who is blind, using an automated teller machine on his own has not been possible until now. … curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: New cards extend banking options for vision-impaired customers

Accessibility and me: Marian Foley | Accessibility

This blog [post] by Marian Foley is the first in a series of blog posts about people with access needs. The aim of the series is to raise awareness of the different ways people access websites, common issues faced and what designers and developers can do to remove the issues. Marian Foley, content designer andContinue reading “Accessibility and me: Marian Foley | Accessibility”

Wikispeech project aims to make Wikipedia accessible for vision impaired people

Swedish researchers are developing an open source speech synthesis platform to make Wikimedia-based websites more accessible to blind and vision impaired people. The platform will be optimised for Wikipedia and aims to provide access in 283 languages, starting with three initial languages next year. The Wikispeech pilot project is a joint effort between the KTHContinue reading “Wikispeech project aims to make Wikipedia accessible for vision impaired people”

Designing a landing page for color-blind people – Elokenz Blog

… One thing you should know about color-blind people, is that while most of them see blue they can’t distinguish green from red. So, having a blue logo is fine, while having a red or green logo is bad, because these colors are really different for color-blind people and they might be used by yourContinue reading “Designing a landing page for color-blind people – Elokenz Blog”

Tactile Watch – ‘Touch Time’

  On Kickstarter is a beautifully designed time-piece called ‘The Bradley’  – made for wearers –  including the blind and visually impaired — to tell time through touch rather than sight. Instead of traditional non-visual designs allowing one to ‘feel’ the watch hands,or rely on audible read time, “The Bradley” uses two ball bearings: oneContinue reading “Tactile Watch – ‘Touch Time’”