Improving Accessibility, One Braille Display At A Time

Barriers are being broken down when it comes to making new technology accessible, but there is still work to be done. For blind users who can read Braille, devices like phones and tablets have a degree of accessibility. Braille keyboards and touch readers make things easier, but these devices can cost quite a bit. Researchers at the University of Michigan may have found a way around that problem with an innovative new Braille display.

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A New Kind Of Web Browsers With the Essentials for Accessibility

Navigating the internet can sometimes be hard for many users, especially given that World Wide Web is yet to be fully accessible. Web browser options are plentiful, with Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and others available. Yet, many of these lack integrated accessibility support, which means users have to get third-party programs and extensions to make their browsers accessible. The new eSSENTIAL ACCESSIBILTY Browser helps to make the process of accessing the internet much easier by incorporating these accessible features right out of installation.

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IDEAL Takes A Step Towards Making Youtube Accessible

More and more content is being made for Youtube. The wildly popular video streaming video service is quickly becoming a valuable resource for educators looking to incorporate media into their classes. But what about students who can’t see video? How can they access content that can sometimes be crucial for passing a class? There may be a mobile solution in the form of IDEAL Accessible Youtube Viewer.

A preview of a Youtube video with narration provided by the IDEAL app

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