Let’s get Accessible – Tech Week Webinar

Let’s get Accessible – Tech Week Webinar

“Let’s Get Accessible!” – an evening of lightning talks discussing digital accessibility and needs and preferences of users with disabilities. Minnie Baragwanath, Chief Possibility Officer of Global Centre of Possibility @ AUT will be speaking....
Tech Week Webinars

Tech Week Webinars

To help ensure people with access needs are not forgotten post lockdown, Access Advisors would like to invite you to learn more about the impact of access needs on technology use in a series of webinars we are running. This is part of our ongoing quest to help...
Born Accessible: New Zealander’s With a Print Disability and Publishers Both Win

Born Accessible: New Zealander’s With a Print Disability and Publishers Both Win

Geraldine Lewis, Library Manager at Blind Low Vision NZ, says if publishers made their content ‘born accessible’ it would not only be a win for access, but it would open up a whole new market. Read the full article…
Smart Speakers

Smart Speakers

Thomas Bryan, National Technology Advisor at Blind Low Vision NZ, has penned a piece on what a Smart Speaker has meant for him in a world where websites and apps are often inaccessible. Read the article…
OrCam Read

OrCam Read

The Handheld OCR Solution for any Reading Difficulty OrCam Technologies, a leader in personal, AI-driven innovations, has launched its newest assistive technology optical character recognition/text to speech (OCR/TTS) device, the handheld OrCam Read. OrCam Read brings...
How Online Retailers Can Enhance Digital Accessibility for Shoppers with Disabilities

How Online Retailers Can Enhance Digital Accessibility for Shoppers with Disabilities

This is an interesting article, based out of the UK which looks at how online retailers can enhance digital accessibility for shoppers with disabilities and gives 10 common things that customers with disabilities wish online retailers knew.  In NZ approximately 1 in 4...