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    Do you Use Twitter and a Screen Reader?

    The Paciello Group (TPG), a specialist digital accessibility consultancy, is working with Twitter on an exciting research study, and we’re looking for participants who use screen readers and Twitter, and who are available in the San Francisco area between the 2nd and 4th August, to take part. Participants will be invited to take part in an individual discussion lasting 60 minutes, located at … [Read more...]

    WWDC 2016 Accessibility Highlights

    Apple’s worldwide developer conference, held each June in San Francisco, provides a preview of what we can expect in upcoming software updates for iOS, watchOS, and macOS platforms. Apple has long been known for their inclusive product design and accessibility features, and this year’s keynote did not disappoint. Read on to find out what good things are coming for Apple consumers with … [Read more...]

    Can Artificial Intelligence And an iPhone Camera Become a Useful Assistive Technology?

    This morning, the eagerly anticipated AiPoly app was made available in the iOS app store. This app uses artificial intelligence to identify objects through the iPhone’s camera. While several object recognition services exist already, AiPoly uses a live video stream to capture data, and processes images on the phone itself, rather than sending data to a web based service. This means that object … [Read more...]

    An Up And Coming Tech Gadget with Big Assistive Technology Potential

    ILRC’s assistive Technology department includes our Nick Feldman Device Lending Library where you can try out existing assistive technologies to find out if they fit your lifestyle. Additionally, we keep pace with developments in the tech world that have the potential to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Here is one example of an upcoming product we’re eagerly watching for its … [Read more...]

    Invitation to participate in a research study

    The Paciello Group, a digital accessibility research consultancy, is hosting a research study during the period of Monday 24th August to Thursday 27th August, at the Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco. Participants will receive a $150 compensation.   We’re looking for participants from the following groups: * People who are blind and use screen reader software; * … [Read more...]