Googles Makes Accessibility Information More Prominent on Maps

Googles Makes Accessibility Information More Prominent on Maps

Starting today, Google Maps will feature a new mode called Accessible Places that, when toggled on, will more prominently show wheelchair accessibility info, the company announced on Thursday. It will be rolling out gradually, the company says, for both Android and...
Introduction to Screen Reader Testing for Sighted Developers

Introduction to Screen Reader Testing for Sighted Developers

This article provides an excellent introduction to testing websites with screen reading software for sighted developers. Besides the design, loading time and performance, accessibility determines the user experience of the web apps that you’re building...
Using Alexa to Listen to Talking Books

Using Alexa to Listen to Talking Books

Alexa is a smart speaker that acts like a personal assistant. You can ask her questions or request her to do a task for you. These game-changing new technologies are making it easier for many of the Blind Foundation’s library members to listen to talking books –...