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Apple iPhone tech helps reinvent the hearing aid

Apple iPhone tech helps reinvent the hearing aid

Special hearing aids that meet Apple's specifications can tap directly into iPhones and iPads to stream audio.

Why the fate of online accessibility may rest with a Domino's Pizza lawsuit

Why the fate of online accessibility may rest with a Domino's Pizza lawsuit

The pizza chain asked the Supreme Court to review a case that could push business websites to better serve people with disabilities.

Wounded warriors are getting better lives with new tech

Wounded warriors are getting better lives with new tech

Rob Jones' legs were amputated after an attack in Afghanistan in 2010. Now, his home is giving him an assist to live more independently.


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Google's Lookout App Adds Detailed, AI-Powered Image Descriptions

The app is designed to help blind and low-vision users understand their surroundings. People can also ask follow-up questions for more information about an image.

Sep 5, 2023
Apple Previews iPhone, iPad and Mac Accessibility Features Ahead of WWDC

Live Speech, Point and Speak and other software updates are slated to roll out later this year.

May 16, 2023
Amazon's Prime Video Makes It Easier to Hear Dialogue Above Background Sounds

The feature, called Dialogue Boost, is designed with accessibility in mind, but it can be helpful to anyone wanting to adjust their listening experience.

Apr 18, 2023
Amazon Fire TV Can Now Stream Audio Directly to Hearing Implants

The update lets people who are deaf or hard of hearing more seamlessly watch TV.

Feb 22, 2023
Amazon's Alexa Adds Text-to-Speech, Gestures and Captioning Features

The features are available on Echo Show devices and are designed with accessibility in mind.

Dec 13, 2022
Apple Short Film Highlights Accessibility Features

Detection Mode, Voice Control and AssistiveTouch have made navigating iPhones, iPads and Macs more seamless for people with disabilities.

Nov 30, 2022
Comcast's Large Button Voice Remote Features Accessible Design

The new remote is free for X1 and Flex customers.

Nov 16, 2022
Pixel 7 Makes Taking Selfies Easier for Blind, Low-Vision Users

A feature called Guided Frame uses audio and haptic cues to help people frame their selfies.

Oct 6, 2022
Speech Accessibility Project Aims to Make Voice Recognition More Inclusive

Tech giants are teaming up with researchers at the University of Illinois to improve speech recognition for people with disabilities.

Oct 3, 2022
Accessibility Gains From the Pandemic Shouldn't Be Forgotten, Advocates Say

Accommodations like remote work and captioning on video calls were a step in the right direction. But more can be done to support employees with disabilities going forward.

May 19, 2022
Apple to Bring Live Captions and Other Accessibility Features to iPhone Later This Year

The tech giant unveils new and expanded features for the iPhone, Apple Watch and Mac.

May 17, 2022
Microsoft Expands Adaptive Accessories to Include Mouse, Hub and More

And the company consolidates its accessibility research into a single, broadly focused facility.

May 10, 2022
Envision Glasses for the Blind Can Read Documents, Scan Faces, Aid Navigation

Smart glasses from Envision are built on the enterprise edition of Google Glass.

Apr 20, 2022