Introduction On July 12 of this year, Microsoft released a pretty remarkable new app for Apple’s iOS line of products. The app is called Seeing AI: Talking Camera For The Blind, it can be used to perform OCR, recognize products, to do facial recognition and (in a beta state) to have a scene described to… Read more about Seeing AI: First Impressions
Amazon’s Sky Rocket To Improved Accessibility
a Introduction I’ve known Peter Korn, accessibility architect at Amazon, for nearly as long as I’ve been in the access technology world. He and I have worked on some of the same committees, forums and other working groups over the years and I’ve long been impressed with his intellect and ideas but, more so, with… Read more about Amazon’s Sky Rocket To Improved Accessibility
EZ Fire Or Sleazy Liar?
Epigrams “What you can’t buy, you gotta steal, and what you can’t steal, you better leave,” Joe Strummer. “When a man takes a farm from which another has been evicted you must shun him on the roadside when you meet him, you must shun him in the streets of the town, you must shun him… Read more about EZ Fire Or Sleazy Liar?
2015 In Review And Predictions For 2016
Introduction A year ago, I published an article hear called, “2014 In Review And Predictions For 2015 in which I discussed the different articles I posted last year, the different numbers of hits different articles received, I made some entirely unscientific conclusions derived from the statistics and made a number of predictions about what might… Read more about 2015 In Review And Predictions For 2016
Screen Reader Market Figures: My Analysis Of WebAIM Survey #6
Introduction Since 2009, WebAIM, a consulting company with a focus on Internet accessibility, has published an approximately annual report detailing the results of a survey they conduct regarding screen reader marketshare and the preferences of screen reader users. Recently, WebAIM published its “Screen Reader Survey #6 Results and I found the information compelling. As a… Read more about Screen Reader Market Figures: My Analysis Of WebAIM Survey #6