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…
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...
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...
A More Inclusive Society Post Covid-19

A More Inclusive Society Post Covid-19

Lisa Oakley, Blind Low Vision NZ General Manager of People and Culture, has penned a thoughtful piece on what she hopes future workplaces will look like in a post-Covid-19 world – especially for people with disabilities. Read more…