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COVID19: ADVERSITY TO ADVANTAGE? BY DESTINY CHUKWUMA DICKSON

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Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetChalya and Rejoice are businesswomen. Like most people across the globe, the COVID19 pandemic has had devastating effect on their business. The duo have had to embrace the social media and other digital tools to promote sales. Increase in daily orders ensures that the economy continues to breathe despite the storm. This is

XBOX Series X Tactile Indicators Adds More Accessibility For Visually Impaired Gamers

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Please shareTweetPlease likeTweet Game company Microsoft has revealed that it has added a certain feature on the Xbox Series X hardware that will assist players who are visually impaired and for those who want to attach cables from behind without looking at them.According to Microsoft Devices Inclusive Lead Bryce Johnson, the next-gen Xbox console system

Analytics Company Introduces Free Browser Extension that Converts Graphs and Charts into Sound

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Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetAnalytics Company Introduces Free Browser Extension that Converts Graphs and Charts into SoundAnalytics Company Introduces Free Browser Extension that Converts Graphs and Charts into Sound Analytics company SAS has introduced a free browser extension that converts graphs and charts into sound, allowing users to create digital maps that can be explored using non-visual methods. Using

Human Instruments Designs the “Haptic Baton

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Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetA blind musician can feel a conductor’s movements, thanks to a high-tech baton When Kyungho Jeon was young, he dreamed of playing in an orchestra, but his teachers feared it would be too difficult — not because he lacked musical talent, but because he was born blind, and couldn’t see a conductor’s movements

LAUTECH Student, Seyi Ojelabi Develops Technology For The Visually Impaired

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Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetSeyi Ojelabi aka SHYNE is a 300L student of LAUTECH, department of computer science and engineering has developed a technology named “See-Tok” for the visually impaired to make them inclusive and help them live a happier life. The technology is able to detect any obstacles, hindrance that comes the way of the visually

ThirdEye Partners with NuEyes to Launch the Next Generation smart glasses

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ThirdEye, a leader in augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) enterprise solutions recently announced a new partnership with NuEyes, a pioneer in the field of low-vision technology.

Carroll Center for the Blind Publishes New Guide to Zoom Meetings for Screen Reader Users

The cover for "Getting Started With Zoom Meetings: A Guide for JAWS, NVDA, and iPhone VoiceOver Users." The book title and written by Heather Thomas appears above the Carroll Center for the Blind logo. On the right side features a pair of headphones and an iPhone displaying the Zoom app resting on top of a laptop keyboard.

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The Carroll Center for the Blind has announced that it has published a new book, Getting Started With Zoom Meetings: A Guide for JAWS, NVDA, and iPhone VoiceOver Users, by Heather Thomas. The book is expected to serve as an invaluable resource for people have vision loss, wanting to participate in and host Zoom meetings in the workplace, for educational purposes, and for personal use. The publication is timely as so many people are now required to work and stay at home.

How to Drop in on All Your Echo Speakers at Once

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You can now drop in on all your Echo speakers at the same time.

This App Helps Deaf, Blind People Access TV Programming and Emergency Alerts

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Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetThe DiCapta Foundation, an organization that’s part of the University of Central Florida’s Incubator, created an app to help the blind-deaf community tune into television. Maria Diaz, a board member for the nonprofit, said she helped start the foundation and created GoCC4All to help the deaf-blind community. “Being hard of hearing is what got my

Google’s Latest Augmented Reality App Tells You If You’re Staying 2 Meters Away from Other People

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Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetGoogle has launched an experimental social distancing app that uses augmented reality to help you keep the recommended two meters away from other people when you’re outside. Sodar, short for ‘social distancing radar’) is a web app that displays footage from your phone’s camera and superimposes a two-meter wide circle around your device

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