Apps Lending Voice To The Disabled

We love tech that aims to help people cope with their disabilities. Help is now available through devices that almost everyone uses today. This being said, there are some mobile applications that have been crafted to specifically aid certain types of impairments and are now made available on our typical smartphones or devices. Talkitt A […]

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Web Accessibility: Why is there a need to voice-enable my site or app?

We’ve been asked this question (from different angles) multiple times – “Is there really a need to add voice features to my site/app?” We are all aware that millions of people are visually impaired. Here’s a quick breakdown: “39 million are blind and 246 million have low vision. 82% of people living with blindness are […]

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Diversity and Accessibility at Work: Meet Jack Chen

Over 7 million adults between the age of 21 and 64 have some form of visual disability in the U.S in 2014 according to Census Bureau statistics. Out of that number, almost 60% were unemployed and only around 27% had full-time employment. This is a heartbreaking statistic. So it is no surprise that the feats […]

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Let’s Talk Web Accessibility And Reasons Your Website Might Need An Overhaul

It holds true that people with disabilities find challenges in using the Web and computers in general. Although there are specialized devices and applications available for people with certain disabilities, making websites and the world wide web more accessible present significant advantages that could cover multiple devices, including mobile devices. In 1997, the Web Accessibility […]

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Text-To-Speech And Beno Zephine – The First Blind IFS Officer

Beno Zephine has been blind since birth, but she refused to let her disability get in the way of accomplishing her dreams. Her dream was to become part of the Indian Administrative Service cadre. This means that she had to pass the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination. It is the toughest examination in India […]

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