BBC: In Touch – A Technology Special

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In Touch: A Technology Special – BBC Sounds


The pandemic has accelerated our use of the digital world, meaning accessible websites and apps have never been more important. So who’s doing it well and who could do better?

We’ve been collating your examples of website accessibility and put them to Robin Christopherson from AbilityNet, who offer advice for companies and public bodies on making their online platforms suitable for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Also – we review the latest software to be included on the Amazon Alexa and Google Home platforms. And Josh Gregg from the University of York talks about his project to make sure future technologies like augmented reality are designed with accessibility in mind from inception.

You will need a account to watch the link below – (Available for year – dated 18 May 2021)


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