New Zealand joins the Marrakesh Treaty – a win for accessible information

New Zealand joins the Marrakesh Treaty – a win for accessible information

Joining the Marrakesh Treaty will give easier and quicker access to information for Kiwis who are blind, low vision and those with print disabilities. It has been a long time coming. First New Zealand had to amend its copyright laws so they were aligned with the...
Insider’s Tip: Alt Text

Insider’s Tip: Alt Text

Every image you upload to the internet has accessible functionality called ‘alt text’. This enables anyone who uses technology such as screen readers to know what is contained in an image. Check out these ‘how-to’ videos to learn how to add alt text to images, 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...
Discover Guide Connect

Discover Guide Connect

Dolphin is proud to launch US GuideConnect, the simple technology that enables those with a visual impairment, mild to moderate cognitive impairments and those who are aging, to compute with confidence! They can manage everyday life, stay connected to friends, family,...
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 –...