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AccessWorld®

Objective information you can trust, smart and informed commentary, and cutting-edge news and trends concerning information technology and visual impairment are published monthly in AccessWorld®: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

April 2021 Issue »

Latest Articles

Editor's Page: Celebrating 100 Years with Digital Centennial Events

Conference season and AFB Centennial events.

Video Streaming Services, Part 3: The Accessibility of the Disney+ Streaming Service

Janet Ingber: Disney's streaming service offers a wide range of movie and series content, much of it audio described.

Supersense from Mediate: A First Look at a New Object and Text Recognition Mobile App

Bill Holton: A new smartphone app can automatically, and in real time, tell you about the objects and text in your surroundings.

Reviews and More

Learn About a Mainstream Accessibility Conference

Many assistive technology conferences have their roots steeped in the specialized technology companies we've worked with for decades. But when a mainstream industry group tackled the overarching topics involved with visual impairment and technology, a much different perspective was shared.

Check Out a Pared-Down, Accessible Cell Phone

Many users prefer the simplicity of a phone that does a few things really well, like making a phone call or sending and receiving a text message, with simple accessibility. If you have been looking for such a device in the world of flicks and swipes, you may have a new best friend in the BlindShell Classic Lite.

Get Started with a Popular Video Streaming Service

This is the first in a series of articles reviewing the various video streaming services currently on the market. In this article, we will walk you through the use of Netflix on a number of popular technology platforms including iOS, Apple TV, and Fire TV.

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