“Blind-friendly” filter on Google Play

Blind-friendly filter on Google Play App

Play Games: Discover games designed with accessibility in mind

Imagine coming across millions of games, but not knowing whether you can play them. That’s been the experience for people who rely on audio or screen reader capabilities. But thanks to the new Blind-friendly filter in the Play Games app, people who are blind can now quickly identify games designed with accessibility in mind. Some games don’t even require a screen reader. Continue reading “Blind-friendly” filter on Google Play

Free Global Launch of OXSIGHT!

Launch of OXSIGHT tech transforming Vision Impaired lives

The Global Launch of OXSIGHT: Using technology to transform the lives of the visually impaired.

original post by eventbrite.co.uk

OXSIGHT makes designer eyewear with a perfect balance of style, functionality and smart technology, inspired by years of development at Oxford University. Glasses that are putting people with visual impairment back in control of their vision.

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Synapptic innovative TV Box!

Synapptic innovative TV Box

Synapptic launches its new and innovative TV Box!

Article from Modern-Eyes: THE MAGAZINE 

Synapptic announces the release of their new TV Box, which was officially launched at the Sight Village Southeast exhibition, at Kensington Town Hall in London, on 6th November 2018. The new Synapptic TV Box is set to be the accessible home entertainment product for people with sight loss. Like all of our Synapptic products, navigation is easy, via our simple menu system, which is both intuitive and can be used by anyone, even if you’re new to technology. Continue reading Synapptic innovative TV Box!

Blind Developer in a Sighted Team

Blind Developer in a Sighted Team

Stories from the Trenches: What I’ve learned from Working as a Blind Developer for a Sighted Dev Team

Introduction

Before I can claim any familiarity with the material I am about to present, both myself and the topic at hand need to be introduced. This will set the stage for the later portions of the article.

I am a Dutch developer, recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in IT. During my time as a student, as well as after graduating, I have worked for various companies as a back-end web developer who is slowly but surely also migrating to more and more front-end work, the technological landscape being what it is. I have worked with a variety of technologies, from C# to Python and from Rails to JavaScript.
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